employment law

employee rights against hostile work environment

Employee Rights Against Hostile Work Environment

Employee Rights Against Hostile Work Environment While 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 separates “uncomfortable” from “hostile” are violations of FLSA (Federal Labor Standards Act), […]
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how much is overtime pay

How Much is Overtime Pay in Arizona?

How Much is Overtime Pay in Arizona? The 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 other states, follows the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that determines […]
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arizona sick leave law

Arizona Paid Sick Leave

Arizona Paid Sick Leave July 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 apply to nearly all workers in the state. Based on […]
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arizona sick leave law

Sick Leave Laws in Arizona

Sick Leave Laws in Arizona Sick 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 Sick Leave Both private and municipal employers in Arizona […]
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employment discrimination and protections against

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 […]
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arizona employee termination laws and regulations

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 […]
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personally liable for fmla violation

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. […]
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