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

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Police Misconduct

Excessive force and false arrest

Are you a victim of police misconduct?

The United States Constitution requires that federal, state, and local police officials refrain from making false arrests and that they use only reasonable amounts of force. A federal law, 42 U.S.C. § 1983, allows individuals whose constitutional rights have been violated by federal, state, and local government officials to seek compensation in court. I represent individuals who have been falsely arrested and individuals who have been subjected to excessive force, including victims of police shootings, assaults, pepper spray, and tasers.

If you believe your constitutional rights have been violated, use my online form or call 888-764-4141 for a free consultation.

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Topic of the Week

The Meet Market: Holding Effective Meetings

Meetings can and should be productive endeavors that foster a sense of camaraderie. How, you ask? Read on.

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Blog of the Week

The Issue of Paid Family Leave Just Got Some New York Size Momentum

On April 4, New York State passed what is being hailed as the most comprehensive and generous paid family leave law in the country. The Paid Family Leave Insurance Act (A. 3870 / S. 3004) (“PFLIA”) will provide workers in New York State with up to 12 weeks of paid leave per year, to bond with a new child, or to care for a seriously ill family member. For military families, the leave time can be used to address legal, financial and childcare issues.

Thought for the Week

"Social networking is like a club. Twitter is the dance floor, Tumblr is the bar and Facebook is the people crying in the toilets."

–Anonymous

List of the Week

from Online pays: How to get salary information online

·BLS.GOV/OCO

· PAYSCALE.COM

· SALARY.COM

· SALARYEXPERT.COM 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. At McDonald’s, Fat Profits but Lean Wages
  2. A surprising number of investors voted for a gender pay gap measure at eBay
  3. Council approves $15 wage for workers; no private mandate coming
  4. Where Did the Government Jobs Go?
  5. Chicago Public Schools making contingency plans for possible strike

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