Terminating Employees for Off-Duty Conduct

$75 Members / $95 Future Members

Employers have a strong and valid interest in monitoring off-duty conduct of employees as it may affect employee performance in the workplace as well as the employer’s reputation. Please join us for this 60-minute webinar to learn strategies that minimize the possibility of litigation when terminating an employee for harmful off-duty conduct.

What You Will Learn:

  • Recent examples of questionable off-duty conduct of employees
  • Factors to consider when alerted to potentially inappropriate off-duty conduct
  • Lessons learned from employer mistakes and court and agency opinions
  • Strategies employers can use to assess off-duty conduct and make smart termination decisions

Expert Presenters:
Ellen HoeppnerEllen E. Hoeppner, Senior Attorney in Clark Hill’s Detroit, Michigan office, represents employers in all aspects of employment law. She has defended employers in federal and state courts and before federal and state administrative agencies in matters involving employment discrimination, harassment, retaliatory discharge and wage and hour claims.

Robert DareRobert N. Dare, associate in Clark Hill’s Detroit Office, focuses his practice on advising employers on a wide variety of employment-related issues and defending employers in litigation before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. He has experience representing employers in claims involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblowing, family/medical leave, disability accommodations, wage and hour disputes, and breaches of non-compete and non-solicitation agreements.


  • One (1) credit for the MI Chamber Basic or Advanced Human Resource Compliance Certification Program.
  • One (1) HR (General) recertification credit hour for PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
  • One (1) PDC for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.