Chris Ariano

termination laws in arizona

Termination Laws in Arizona

Termination Laws in Arizona When you go to work at most places in Arizona, you do so under an “at will” contract. When an employee is “at will,” it means that their employer can terminate them for pretty much whatever reason they want. This may not seem fair, but there is little an employee can […]
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arizona law on personnel files

Arizona Law on Personnel Files

Arizona Law on Personnel Files Information on an employee within their personnel file is important. It allows employers to track tenure, salary, vacation time and more. But when files are handled inappropriately, it can become a violation of Arizona employment law. Gone are the days of an entire room full of filing cabinets that hold […]
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arizona sexual harassment laws

Arizona Sexual Harassment Laws

Arizona Sexual Harassment Laws Approximately 85 percent of women have been victims of sexual harassment in the office and 25 percent of sexual harassment claims are made by men. It’s a startling statistic and one that should give employers pause to evaluate their policies and procedures to ensure alignment with Arizona employment law when it […]
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discrimination in the workplace

Is Discrimination Illegal in Arizona Workplace?

Is Discrimination Illegal in Arizona Workplace? Workplace discrimination is sadly quite prevalent, and Arizona residents are no exception. The most common form of discrimination is employer retaliation, followed by race and then sex. If you believe you are the victim of workplace discrimination, you should seek an Arizona employment attorney. Additional ways you can be […]
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arizona drug testing

Arizona Drug Testing in the Workplace

Arizona Drug Testing in the Workplace Federal law mostly leaves it up to individual states to determine their workplace drug testing procedures and statutes.  Arizona has codified a drug testing statute.  This blogpost will discuss these statutes and how they are implemented into practice by employers. Arizona workplace drug testing law can be found beginning […]
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is arizona a right to work state

Is Arizona a Right to Work State?

Is Arizona a Right to Work State? As a right to work state, Arizona employees cannot be compelled to join a union.  However, under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), employers cannot act against employees when the employees engage in concerted activities for mutual aid or protection. This blog post will look at the correlation […]
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discrimination in the workplace

Arizona Employment Discrimination Statute

Arizona Employment Discrimination Statute Both federal law and state law protect employees against discrimination.  While the federal law is the “floor” of the law, states can add greater protections on top of federal law.  The below blog post discusses Arizona employment law in regards to discrimination. Arizona Revised Statutes Section 41-1401 codifies the Arizona Civil […]
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