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Attorney Lars Anderson to Address Wyoming Rotary Club on New Overtime Law

HKQ Overtime Law Attorney, Lars Anderson(Kingston, December 6, 2016) Attorney Lars Anderson, Hourigan, Kluger and Quinn, will present on Thursday, December 15 at 6:00 pm to the Wyoming Valley Rotary Club. The meeting will take place at The Beaumont Inn, Dallas, PA.

Attorney Anderson will present on the changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act Overtime Regulations that will affect the salary basis requirement for overtime exemption from $455 a week ($23,600 annually) to $913 a week ($47,476 annually). The changes were slated to go into effect on December 1, 2016, but were recently halted due to a temporary nationwide injunction by a Federal Judge in Texas.

“The new regulation is halted temporarily, so it is important that employers are educated and prepared,” said Attorney Anderson. “Changes in exemption status and overtime may affect employees that have traditionally been classified as exempt.”

Additional information can be found at www.flsa.com and hkqlaw.com.


Eighteen lawyers strong, the Law Firm of Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn represents Business Law, Personal Law and Personal Injury clients in Lackawanna, Luzerne and surrounding northeastern PA counties for more than half a century. Under the leadership of Attorney Allan M. Kluger, the firm’s experienced Business Law Team has decades of demonstrated expertise in areas such as banking and finance, creditor’s rights, commercial litigation, corporate law, employment law on behalf of employers, labor law, real estate, zoning and land use, and telecommunications.

The attorneys at HKQ Law have been honored as Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, Best Law Firms by US News and World Reports, and have received the AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbel. Additional information can be found at www.HKQLaw.com or by calling (800) 760-1529.

About Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn, PC

Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn is considered one of the top civil litigation and commercial law firms that has had the privilege of representing more families in the courtroom than any other NEPA firm. The attorneys at HKQ Law have been honored as Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, Best Law Firms by US News and World Reports, and have received the AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbel. HKQ Law was recently recognized for one of the top 20 Verdicts in Pennsylvania.

The firm’s Personal Injury Team, led by Attorney Joe Quinn, Jr., has won some of the largest verdicts and settlements in the region's history, totaling over a half billion dollars on behalf of injured clients. 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, Jr. 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. In addition, Best Lawyers, in conjunction with U.S. News & World Report, has designated HKQ a Tier 1 Best Law Firm for personal injury and medical malpractice litigation in 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.

				

 

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