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Sexual Harassment and Employment Liability for Franchise Systems in the #MeToo Era

February 7, 2019

Related Service:

Labor & Employment

This program has been rescheduled from its original date. Please join the Franchise Business Network and Husch Blackwell for a presentation on practical strategies for franchise business leaders to help minimize the risk of common sexual harassment claims. 


  • Parameters and consequences of unlawful harassment
  • Defenses to potential liability
  • Looking beyond the conventional wisdom of harassment avoidance
  • Avoiding vicarious liability for the actions of franchisees

Paul Pautler, Partner, Husch Blackwell    

Date and Agenda
Thursday, February 7, 2019
11:00 a.m. – Registration and lunch buffet
11:30 a.m. – Program

Husch Blackwell
4801 Main Street
Kansas City, MO

Who Should Attend
Franchisers and franchisees of existing franchise systems, owners and operators of businesses interested in expanding through franchising and anyone else involved in franchised businesses or locations.

Continuing Education Credit
This program is pending approval for Kansas and Missouri continuing legal education credit.

Questions? Contact Emily Kenyon at 816.983.8776.