Employment Law Council Executives

Co-Chair: David Ritter, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg, LLP

Employment Law Council Mission

The mission of the Employment Law Council is to explore employment issues, such as workers’ compensation, unemployment insurance, and tort law that affect your business.

Employment Law Education

As a member of this Council, you have opportunities to learn about:

  • Workers’ compensation
  • Unemployment insurance 
  • Labor relations 
  • Immigration policy

Employment Law Policy

Employment Law policies help make Chicagoland more competitive and contribute to economic development, job creation and growth.

The Employment Law Council is a sounding board for key legal, legislative, and regulatory proposals and standards. Have your voice heard on policy initiatives that affect employers and their relationships with employees, and make recommendations to the Chamber’s Public Policy Committee.