Political and Racial Speech—Impact on the Workplace

   Posted on September 23, 2021

Coralville, IA
Thursday, Sep 16, 2021
   8:15 am

The First Amendment, as well as other laws, protects certain speech in the workplace. Civil rights laws also protect employees from harassment that can be in the form of speech. How do you navigate on-duty and off-duty political and racial speech that is impacting your workforce? This presentation will address employee and employer rights regarding the voicing of opinions on mask-wearing, political candidates and topics, and race/gender issues.

Aaron Hilligas, Attorney | Ahlers & Cooney, P. C.
Ann Smisek, Attorney | Ahlers & Cooney, P. C.


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