FINRA Panel Awards Henrichsen Law Group Client $650k

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Attorneys at Henrichsen Law Group working on behalf of a financial advisor are very pleased to announce that their client was awarded $650,000 in a defamation case before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), which is the single largest independent regulatory body for securities firms operating in the United States. The case was based upon…

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Federal Employee Wins at U.S. Supreme Court on Age Discrimination Claims

  April 6, 2020—The U.S. Supreme Court today found that federal employers have broader anti-discrimination requirements under the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”) than private sector employers.  Therefore, federal workers are entitled to broader protections in employment decisions as they must be “made free from any discrimination based on age.” Under the ADEA,…

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Whistleblowers and Employee Rights Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and Related Safety Measures

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act went into effect as of April 1, 2020. A company’s obligations to employees generally requires expanded Family Medical Leave for company’s employing fewer than 500. Employers may not discharge, discipline, or otherwise discriminate against any employee who takes expanded family and medical leave under the Families First Coronavirus Act.…

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Equal Pay Day and the Legacy of Lily Ledbetter

April 10, 2018 is the 22nd Annual Equal Pay Day, which was originated by the National Committee on Pay Equity in 1996. Equal Pay Day was determined to fall on a Tuesday, to illustrate how far into the next work week a woman has to work to make the same amount as her male counterparts.…

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Equal Pay Day and the Legacy of Lily Ledbetter

April 10, 2018 is the 22nd Annual Equal Pay Day, which was originated by the National Committee on Pay Equity in 1996. Equal Pay Day was determined to fall on a Tuesday, to illustrate how far into the next work week a woman has to work to make the same amount as her male counterparts.…

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The Mask of Corporate Procedures for Sex Discrimination

Many employees call company hotlines to report problems anonymously.  Many companies have hotlines that work well and guarantee anonymity.  They can be a useful tool for Human Resources but a question arises of what is done with the information once it’s provided to the people inside.  The attorney who represented Gretchen Carlson in her sex harassment…

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FAQs about Sexual Harassment and How to Protect Yourself

What is sexual harassment? Employees are protected from unwanted sexual attention in the workplace under federal law, Title VII of The Civil Rights Act of 1964, and many state and local laws. Employees protected under the federal law must work at a facility that employs 15 or more employees, and covered employers include private and…

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Non-compete Agreements Have Potential to Hurt and Trap Employees

Non-compete agreements have become more common to lock in employees from working with competitors.  Traditionally non-compete agreements were used for senior executives, inventors and highly paid employees, but recently non-compete agreements have become more widespread among American workers. Enforcement of these agreements has led to legal battles that substantially impact employees, depleting savings and forcing…

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Contingency Fee Business Cases (No Attorneys’ Fees Paid Unless You Prevail)

For many years, the legal profession has charged businesses hourly fees for business dispute litigation where the law firm is paid win or lose.   However, results oriented contingency or hybrid attorney fee arrangements allow the pursuit of business claims for companies or individuals that may not have the budget for hourly representation.  Henrichsen Siegel, P.L.L.C.…

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