Our Practice Areas

Discrimination & Harassment

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Discrimination in the workplace is a serious matter. Your employer cannot treat you differently based on your age (40 or older), race, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, religion, sexual orientation (in certain jurisdictions), or physical disability. Harassment is unwanted behavior that is illegal when it is severe, recurrent or creates a hostile work environment or when it results in demotion or termination.

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Executive Compensation and Commissioned Sales Employees

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Executives, sales employees, and management also must ensure their rights are protected in disputes regarding employment, compensation and commissions. The employment law team of Henrichsen Siegel has extensive experience handling issues related to breach of contract, employment and severance agreements, non-compete agreements and ensuring commissions earned are paid appropriately.

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Overtime and Wage and Hour Claims

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It is unlawful for an employer to retaliate against an employee for filing a complaint or starting proceedings under the Fair Labor Standards Act Labor Standards Act (“ Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”)”).

Employers are not permitted to unlawfully discriminate against employees in the payment of their wages on the basis of race, gender, age, disability, religion, national origin, or any other protected class.

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Whistleblower And Qui Tam Claims

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Your employer cannot require you to take part in activities that violate any laws. If you are asked to do so and you refuse, your employer cannot retaliate against you. Additionally, if you report your employer to the appropriate authority for their violations of the law, you are protected by both federal and state laws depending on where your employer is located.

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Government Employees and Military Personnel

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Whether at the federal, state or municipal level, the employment law team at Henrichsen Siegel understands the special circumstances surrounding government employees. Public sector employment often comes with additional rights regarding formal review, discipline and removal. The firm assists our clients in navigating filing a claim with EEO …

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