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At Will Employment

What does at-will employment mean? At-will employment means an employee can be terminated for any reason or no reason except a list of "unlawful" reasons. Unlawful reasons to terminate an "at-will" employee In Arizona, it is unlawful for an employer to terminate or take adverse action against an employee because of the employee's - Gender [...]

By |2024-01-20T20:18:00-07:00January 20th, 2024|at-will, employer|0 Comments

Whistle Blower

What is a Whistle Blower? Generally a whistleblower is someone who reports wrongful conduct to someone or an entity who can do something about it .That being said there are dozens of laws, both state and Federal and regulations. Each of them usually has deadlines, criteria , statute of limitations and relief. This is [...]

Overtime and Minimum Wage

What is the Fair Labor Standards Act? The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is the federal law that requires employers to pay employees overtime at time and a half for hours worked over forty in a workweek and at least the minimum wage. How do I know if I am an employee entitled to [...]

Severance Agreements

What is a severance agreement? A severance agreement, also known as a separation agreement, is a legal contract between an employer and an employee that outlines the terms and conditions surrounding the end of the employment relationship. It typically sets forth the rights and obligations of both parties, often providing financial compensation, benefits continuation, [...]

By |2023-11-25T11:14:39-07:00September 16th, 2023|NDA, Non-Disclosure Agreement, Severance Agreement|0 Comments

Workers’ Compensation

What is workers’ compensation? All Arizona employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. Since 1925, Arizona injured workers have been insured by their employers in the event of an on-the-job injury for both medical and lost wage benefits. Workers’ compensation is a no-fault system. It is governed in Arizona by the Industrial Commission [...]

Unpaid Wage Claims In Arizona

How does Arizona law define wages? Wages are defined as non-discretionary compensation that an employee has a reasonable expectation of being paid. How long does an employer have to pay an employee wages due under Arizona law? If you are actively employed, your employer must pay you at least twice a month, with no [...]

Arizona Medical Marijuana Act

Is there a difference in legal protections in the workplace for medical marijuana patients versus recreational marijuana users? Yes. In Arizona, there is a difference in the legal protections afforded to medical marijuana patients versus recreational marijuana users in the workplace. Under the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act (AMMA), registered qualifying patients who use medical [...]

By |2023-11-25T11:15:33-07:00September 4th, 2023|employer, marijuana, medical, patient, protections, recreational, risk, workplace|0 Comments

Unemployment Insurance

How do I apply for UI? Visit desaz.gov to apply online. What documents do I need when I apply?   - Your Social Security Number - Your mailing address, county of residence - Your Drivers License or state-issued ID number - Employment history: a) The names, addresses, and phone numbers of all employers for [...]

Paid Sick Leave

Am I entitled to paid sick leave? Arizona’s Fair Wages & Healthy Families Act requires all employers to give Earned Paid Sick Time (“EPST”) to all employees, whether full or part-time, and whether regular or temporary. Exceptions are for those employed by a parent or a sibling or who perform babysitting services in the [...]

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

How do I qualify for FMLA leave? To qualify for FMLA leave, you must meet specific criteria like working for a covered employer, which includes private employers with 50 or more employees, government agencies, and certain educational institutions. You should have worked for the employer for at least 12 months and have logged at [...]

By |2023-11-25T11:16:19-07:00September 4th, 2023|Family Medical Leave Act, FMLA|0 Comments
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