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Employee Rights Against Hostile Work Environment

Employee Rights Against Hostile Work Environment

employee rights against hostile work environmentWhile employees may not enjoy high-pressure workplaces or uncomfortable situations, several elements must be present before Arizona employee labor laws are broken. Workplace hostility is an unfortunate mainstay in many factories, offices and some government organizations. What […]

How Much is Overtime Pay in Arizona?

How Much is Overtime Pay in Arizona?

how much is overtime payThe question about overtime pay affects both employers and employees in Arizona. Should you be getting additional payment for your overtime work? As an employer, when should you be prepared for such additional expenditure? Arizona, just like […]

Arizona Paid Sick Leave

Arizona Paid Sick Leave

arizona paid sick leave lawsJuly 2017 saw the enforcement of a new mandatory paid sick leave regulation in Arizona. Arizona became the fifth state in the nation to acquire such a law after Connecticut, California, Vermont, Oregon and Massachusetts.

The new paid sick leave requirements […]

Sick Leave Laws in Arizona

Sick Leave Laws in Arizona

sick leave in arizonaSick leave regulations, just like other employment laws, get updated periodically in Arizona. The latest modification was enforced in July 2017. The change was introduced as a part of the Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act provisions.

Legal Requirements for Paid […]

Employment Discrimination and Protections Against

Employment Discrimination and Protections against it in Arizona

Discrimination in the workspace does occur, regardless of the fact that most forms of it are illegal. Let’s find out about employment discrimination and protections against it in Arizona.

According to the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Arizona has seen a total of 2,324 discrimination charges in 2016. This […]

Arizona Minimum Wage Requirements for Employers

Arizona Minimum Wage Requirements for Employers

The Arizona minimum wage requirements are updated periodically and the last time such a change got enforced was on January 1, 2018. The modification occurred under the Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act. Over the years, the act has contributed to a couple of minimum wage hikes, as […]

Arizona Employee Termination Laws and Regulations

Arizona Employee Termination Laws and Regulations

Arizona’s Employment Protection Act states that most interactions between employer and employee can be discontinued at will. This means that an employer has the right to discontinue the employee contract at any given time. The only exception, in the Arizona employee termination laws and regulations, to the at-will doctrine stems […]

Arizona Minimum Wage Regulations

Arizona Minimum Wage Regulations

Minimum wages in Arizona are determined by state laws and employers cannot go below this minimum. The Arizona minimum wage regulations have been changed a number of times through the years. The newest amendment occurred in November 2016 when Arizona residents voted in favor of Proposition 206.

Arizona Minimum Wage […]

Protecting Employees from Dangerous Customers

Protecting Employees from Dangerous Customers

Introduction

It is no secret that some customers can be difficult to deal with. Poor service or a product whose quality is subpar can make a customer rather angry. Even though the clerk behind the desk or the associate cleaning the aisles may not be directly responsible for causing or contributing to […]

HR Director is Personally Liable for FMLA Violation

HR Director is Personally Liable for FMLA Violation

Introduction

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is an important employment-related piece of legislation. The Act essentially allows employees to take extended periods of time off from work in order to care for a sick relative, to deliver a child, and/or for certain other, medically-related reasons. While the […]

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