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

Medical Privacy in the Workplace: Does my employer have my medical information, and how can they use it?

Information you provide on applications for disability, life, or accidental insurance with private insurers or government programs can also become part of your medical file. All of these types of medical records present privacy implications for you as an

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Blog of the Week

Labor Department becomes latest Trump agency to take interest in ‘religious freedom’

The Department of Labor issued a directive Friday that makes it easier for federal contractors to claim their religious beliefs as a defense against anti LGBTQ discrimination charges.

Thought for the Week

""The great majority of pregnant women and new mothers want to breastfeed but face significant barriers in community, health care, and employment settings." "

–Senate resolution marking National Breastfeeding Month.

List of the Week

from Workplace Fairness

What do people want to know about their privacy rights in the workplace this week?

This Weeks Top Searches in Workplace Privacy

  • Drug Testing
  • Medical Privacy
  • Workplace Surveillance
  • Criminal Records
  • Dress Codes and Grooming

 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. Time’s Up moves to help low-wage workers fight workplace sexual harassment
  2. 2 million CA workers may be impacted by independent contractor changes
  3. The Wrong Way to Do Paid Family Leave
  4. Gig Employers Look to Labor Department
  5. The Trouble With Trucking

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