Clark Hill Attorney Scott Cruz Recently Appeared on WGN News & WBBM Noon Business Hour to Discuss Illinois’ Marijuana Bill

Jun 5, 2019

CHICAGO, IL – Scott Cruz, Member in Clark Hill’s Labor & Employment group, recently appeared on WGN Chicago and WBBM Noon Business Hour Chicago to discuss the recent passing of a bill to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois, how that will affect employer’s drug policies, and more.  Scott explains that under federal law, marijuana is illegal, which is what gives employers the authority to discipline or terminate an employee for working under the influence of marijuana.

To view the WGN segment, please click here.

To listen to the WBBM segment, please click here.

Scott Cruz represents both public and private sector employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including civil litigation and preventative counseling. Scott assists employers in drafting employment policies, employment agreements, and non-competition and non-solicitation agreements.  Scott is versed in all aspects of state and federal law relating to minimum wages, overtime, exemptions, and wage payment issues. He also provides management and employee training on workplace legal issues, and also conducts workplace investigations and legal audits.