employment law

What Is Considered Sexual Harassment at Work?

From serving in the military to working in an office environment, sexual harassment at work is unfortunately all too common. According to a survey conducted by the Association of Women for Action and Research, 54% of survey respondents experienced some form […]

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By |May 25th, 2017|employment law|Comments Off on What Is Considered Sexual Harassment at Work?

Am I an Independent Contractor or an Employee [Infographic]

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By |May 18th, 2017|employment law, Infographic|Comments Off on Am I an Independent Contractor or an Employee [Infographic]

Is it Better to be Terminated or Resign?

The majority of employees in Arizona are classified as at-will employees, meaning they can be terminated for almost any reason since they were not employed with a written contract. If an Arizona employer gives you a lawful ultimatum (meaning […]

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By |April 20th, 2017|employment law|Comments Off on Is it Better to be Terminated or Resign?

Does My Employer Need to Pay Me Overtime [Infographic]

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By |April 6th, 2017|employment law, Infographic|Comments Off on Does My Employer Need to Pay Me Overtime [Infographic]

When do Employers Have to Pay an Employee Overtime?

Employee overtime in the state of Arizona is governed by federal law and, more specifically, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). TheFLSA provides that, as a general rule, Arizona employees who work more than 40 hours per week must be paid […]

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By |September 14th, 2016|employment law|Comments Off on When do Employers Have to Pay an Employee Overtime?

What to Look for in An Arizona Severance Agreement

Terminations can be an emotionally draining process for both an employee. Many employers will provide the employee with a severance agreement. The language and terms of this agreement may be confusing to an employee. One of the best ways […]

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By |August 11th, 2016|employment law|Comments Off on What to Look for in An Arizona Severance Agreement

When is Workplace Retaliation Illegal?

 

Workplace retaliation is a much more common problem than people believe. According to the Phoenix Business Journal, retaliation claims with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission are on the rise in Arizona and nationwide. Retaliation in the workplace is a […]

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By |May 6th, 2016|employment law|Comments Off on When is Workplace Retaliation Illegal?

What Can a Potential Employer Find Out From Your Criminal Record? [Infographic]

Looking for a job when you have a criminal record can be hard. You will find that you can no longer be hired for some jobs, such as jobs in the medical profession, and the interview process can be […]

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Do Companies Automatically Turn Down Potential Employees For Felony Convictions?

If you’ve ever been convicted of a felony, then one of the main concerns that you may have is how the felony conviction is going to impact your current or future employment. If you are currently unemployed and looking […]

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By |March 25th, 2015|employment law|Comments Off on Do Companies Automatically Turn Down Potential Employees For Felony Convictions?

LGBT Workplace Discrimination

With work being the primary activity of your day, it is vital that the environment that you work in is safe, secure, and free of any form of discrimination and harassment. Any type of discrimination or harassment in the […]

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By |February 18th, 2015|employment law|Comments Off on LGBT Workplace Discrimination