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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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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Henrichsen Siegel Wins Sex Harassment Jury Verdict

Henrichsen Siegel Wins Sex Harassment Jury Verdict in Favor of Client for Workplace Hostile Environment On Friday, August 12, 2016, after a 4-day jury trial in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division, Henrichsen Siegel’s client was awarded a six figure judgment against a large corporation for Title VII sex…

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Who’s Protecting Your Financial Future?

41 Million Americans: That’s the share of our country estimated to be over the age of 65. Out of that number, 1 in 10 experienced elder abuse over the course of just one year, many cases involving more than one form of abuse.  However, the National Elder Abuse Incidence Study estimates that only 1 in 14…

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Facts About Sexual Harassment

What To Know About Sexual Harassment In The Workplace 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…

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Signs Someone Might Be A Victim of Financial Elder Abuse.

Financial exploitation of the elderly can be perpetrated by a stranger, a friend, caregiver(s), or even family members. Signs that someone might be a victim of financial elder abuse are: Unusual or unaccounted for activity in bank accounts, i.e. large or numerous withdrawals, attempts to withdraw from bank account Current bills remain unpaid, in spite…

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