HKQ Law Attorney Lars H. Anderson to Present “Understanding Sexual Harassment Laws for Your Workplace”
May 23rd, 2018
| Lars H. Anderson
Attorney Lars H. Anderson, HKQ Law, will present “Understanding Sexual Harassment Laws for Your Workplace” on Thursday, May 24th at the THINK Center, Wilkes-Barre, PA. The presentation, hosted by the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce, will be held from 11:30-1pm. The event is free to attend, but participants must register online at www.wilkes-barre.org. A livestream will also be available on the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce Facebook page.
Sexual harassment violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. As an employer it is important to have a thorough understanding of the laws that protect your employees from unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or any other verbal or physical conduct that can affect their employment. Attorney Anderson will walk you through the information your company needs to make sure your business is compliant with the law.
Attorney Anderson, a partner at HKQ Law, specializes in Employment and Labor Law, Commercial Litigation and Real Estate and Zoning. He has handled numerous labor arbitrations for clients and has successfully arbitrated or settled the discipline and termination of employees. He has been involved in a myriad of contract negotiations and has performed independent sexual harassment investigations for various clients. He has also advised clients regarding employee-related issues and has successfully defended clients against all manner of employment discrimination claims and unfair labor practice charges. He has appeared before the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board, National Labor Relations Board, and the Pennsylvania Civil Service Commission on behalf of his clients. He has also litigated matters in both state and federal courts, and the appellate court system.
Attorney Anderson has been named to the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars List for the past five years. He is active in both the Lackawanna and Luzerne County Bar Associations’ Young Lawyers Divisions (YLD), and was the Luzerne County YLD Treasurer from 2012 to 2013. He has also been active in the Pennsylvania Bar Association YLD since 2010 and was the Chair of PBA YLD from 2014 to 2015. He is on the Executive Council of the PBA’s Labor and Employment Law Section and Chair of the Section from 2017 to 2018, Chair of the PBA’s Community and Public Relations Committee, and was a member of the PBA’s Board of Governors from 2013 to 2016
About HKQ Law
HKQ Law is considered one of the top civil litigation and commercial law firms in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Nine attorneys at HKQ Law were recently named to the 2019 Best Lawyers List and has been designated a Tier 1 Best Law Firm for personal injury, medical malpractice litigation labor law and corporate law in Northeastern Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley. The firm’s Personal Injury Team, led by Attorney Joe Quinn, has won some of the largest verdicts and settlements in the region's history on behalf of injured clients. The firm was also recently recognized for one of the top 20 Verdicts in Pennsylvania.
The Personal Injury Team focuses on a wide array of personal injury claims and civil litigation, including medical malpractice, auto and truck accidents, aviation accidents, unsafe vehicles, dangerous or defective products, workplace injuries (worker's compensation), construction site accidents, claim denials by insurance companies, dangerous drugs, defective children's products, nursing home abuse and neglect, and falls due to unsafe conditions (slip and fall).
Attorney Joseph A. Quinn is one of only 100 attorneys in the United States (and one of only three in Pennsylvania) honored with membership in the Inner Circle of Trial Advocates, and one of only 500 attorneys worldwide chosen to be a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. He has been a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer every year since the program began and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America every year since the publication was established in 1987. Best Lawyers also named him top personal injury attorney for Northeastern Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley.
Since the inception of the firm, the Commercial / Corporate Team led by Attorney Allan Kluger has provided comprehensive, integrated legal services to many of Northeastern and Eastern Pennsylvania's largest corporations, businesses, banks, non-profits and institutions, handling matters involving labor and employment, wills, trusts and estate planning, estate administration, elder law, commercial transactions, residential and commercial real estate, zoning, land use and development, telecommunications, mediations and arbitrations, commercial litigation, title insurance, business planning and business succession, corporate/business structuring, employment discrimination law for employers, banking, creditor’s rights, finance, lender liability defense, covenants not to compete, construction law, mergers and acquisitions and other business matters.
Additional information can be found at www.HKQLaw.com or by calling (800) 760-1529.