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

Alabama Civil Rights Trial Lawyer

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for Over 20 Years

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Employment Discrimination and Harassment

Are You a Victim of Employment Discrimination or Harassment?

Employees are protected by a complex network of laws that dictate how employers should treat current employees, former employees, and job applicants. I have dedicated my practice to protecting people against illegal employment practices.

While it may seem as if employees are powerless against the companies they work for, there are numerous ways that people can assert their rights. I have helped many clients protect their employee rights by fighting back in court.

If you have been a victim of employment discrimination or harassment, use my online form or call me at 888-764-4141 for a free initial consultation.

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Overtime Claims

Have You Been Denied Overtime Pay?

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) provides employees with many legal protections and establishes many rules concerning how employees are to be paid. Many employers violate these rules. Alabama workers end up paying the price. Employers use a variety of illegal practices to deny employees the wages to which they are entitled under the FLSA, including:

  • Using common wage rules for all employees
  • Classifying hourly employees as salaried
  • Making employees work off the clock
  • Reducing paid hours but not working hours
  • Paying straight hourly wages beyond 40 hours

If you have been denied overtime pay, use my online form or call me at 888-764-4141 for a free consultation.

Sherrod Weekly Weekly

Topic of the Week

Dealing with Distractions

Blogs, texts and apps are just some of the things enticing us to play hooky instead of getting work done. Here are four tips to help you remain focused.

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Blog of the Week

The gender wage gap hasn't budged in 9 years

The average woman who had a full-time, year-round job in 2015 made just 80 percent of what a man did, according to the latest data from the Census Bureau. That’s up from last year’s 79 percent, but the increase is not statistically significant. The wage gap hasn’t closed significantly since 2007.

Thought for the Week

"You can always find a distraction if you're looking for one."

–Tom Kite

List of the Week

from University of Warsaw

Fear of Death: Can You Afford It?

  • People who counted money indicated a lower fear of death, 5.3%
  • People who counted white slips of paper, 6.5%
  • People desire money because it soothes their fears of death

Top Five News Headlines

  1. Jobs Recovery Reaches Plateau, Posing a Challenge for Forecasters
  2. Would Amazon’s 30-Hour-Week Experiment Work in Your Company?
  3. Former employees file class action against Wells Fargo
  4. To fight wage gap, D.C. bill would bar employers from asking about past salaries
  5. Companies must prove need for permanent replacements in strikes, NLRB officer says

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