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.

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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.


Blog of the Week

Taking Pope Francis' Message Seriously Means Pushing for Worker-Owned, Green Cooperatives

The Pope's visit to the USA this week comes just two months before pivotal UN climate talks that could lead to a global climate agreement. Climate change will be high on his agenda in planned addresses to the UN and Congress, and it is likely that one of his central concerns will be the economy.

Thought for the Week

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

–Tom Kite

List of the Week

from Brent O'Brian

Just Reading This Will Stress You Out: Top Stressors At Work

  • Misaligned responsibilities
  • Lack of prioritization
  • Time management issues
  • Inappropriate workloads
  • Unrealistic expectations 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. W.Va. court considers immunity in ex-school chief's suit
  2. Metro faces federal takeover
  3. Scottrade says victim of hackers who targeted financial firms
  4. US lab settles age discrimination lawsuit for $37.25 million
  5. Nestle Waters faces law suit over gender discrimination against female employee

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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.

119 South Court Street, Florence, AL 35630 • Toll-Free: (888) 764-4141 • Toll-Free Fax: (877) 684-0802
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