Henry F. (Hank) Sherrod III, P.C.

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Topic of the Week

Fill the Void: Getting Reengaged At Work

With 70% of the workforce not engaged at work, here are four ways to say "I do" all over again.

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Blog of the Week

DOL Decision Could Mean the End of Wage Theft Through "Independent Contractor" Misclassification

Are you an employee? It seems like a simple question that must have a simple answer for most people. But definitions in different laws and rulings enforcing the laws vary. And that variation provides an opening for a growing number of employers to cheat governments of taxes and workers of income, benefits and protections by misclassifying their employees, especially as "independent contractors."

Thought for the Week

"We are all in the gutter, just some of us are looking at the stars."

–Oscar Wilde

List of the Week

from Harris Interactive

Stressors at Work: Top Sources of Stress

  • Low wages, 11% (for women it's 14%)
  • Annoying coworkers, 10%
  • Commuting, 9%
  • Workload, 9%
  • Job outside chosen career, 8%  

Top Five News Headlines

  1. Will there ever be an organics label for worker rights?
  2. Supreme Court upholds right-to-work for state workers
  3. Minimum wage could go to $15 per hour
  4. Companies have found something to give their workers instead of raises
  5. Democrats Want To Extend Civil Rights Protections To Unpaid Interns

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Alabama civil rights, employment, and jail death lawyer Henry F. (Hank) Sherrod III serves clients throughout north Alabama, including the communities of Florence, Huntsville, Athens, Decatur, Cullman, Jasper, Tuscaloosa, Guntersville, and Gadsden.

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