Monday, April 1, 2013

Prof. Knudsen discusses employment law issues at campus bookstore event

L to r: Grant Larsen, Alaska Small Business Development Center; Prof. Kristin Knudsen, Justice Center;
Rhonda Gerharz, Alaska Division of Workers' Compensation; and Jeremy Applegate, State of Alaska
Wage and Hour Administration.
Prof. Kristin Knudsen, J.D., Justice faculty, discussed employment law issues for Alaska small businesses at the recent UAA Bookstore "Happenings" lecture series, "The Life of Small Businesses in Alaska: A Look at Employee Relations and Working Conditions."  The event was held Monday, March 18.

Prof. Knudsen focused on a variety of anti-discrimination laws and wrongful discharge. She was among a panel of experts who shared information concerning what people should know about the obligations of small business employers and employees, plus rules governing Workers' Compensation.

Other panelists  included Grant Larsen , Anchorage Business Advisor for the Alaska Small Business Development Center; Jeremy Applegate, Investigator for the State of Alaska Wage and Hour Administration; and Rhonda Gerharz, Chief Investigator of the Special Investigations Unit of the Alaska  Division of Workers' Compensation.