Clark Hill Attorney Scott Cruz to Present “Off-Duty Protests and Hate Speech in the Workplace -- Can Employers Terminate?” Webinar to the Illinois Chamber of Commerce
CHICAGO, IL – Clark Hill attorney Scott Cruz will present the webinar, Off-Duty Protests and Hate Speech in the Workplace — Can Employers Terminate?, to the Illinois Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, November 9, 2017. This presentation will focus on the rights of an employer to take action against employees for engaging in hate-related speech and conduct both in and outside the workplace.
Cruz represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including civil litigation and preventative counseling. He assists employers in drafting employment policies, employment agreements, and non-competition and non-solicitation agreements. Scott represents employers in state and federal courts and administrative agencies involving claims brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, retaliatory discharge, breach of contract, labor arbitration and class actions. Scott also has handled unemployment audits before the Illinois Department of Employment Security, in addition to defending unemployment compensation claims.
Clark Hill is a multidisciplinary, national law firm that draws on our attorneys’ comprehensive industry and policy knowledge, our deeply held shared values, and a global network of premier firms and advisors to provide innovative legal solutions and client-service excellence worldwide. With more than 450 attorneys and professionals based in 16 offices across the United States and in Dublin, we are a committed partner to a diverse range of businesses, public entities, and individuals. Our investment in new service lines — including human resources outsourcing, information governance, process consulting, and public affairs — further reinforces our ability to provide coordinated legal, regulatory, and political strategies that achieve business success.