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Employee Rights

Examples of Wrongful Termination in Arizona

Wrongful termination, also referred to as wrongful discharge, is the act of firing an employee for an illegal reason. In Arizona, most employees work “at-will,” which means that an employee can be legally fired at any time and for any ...
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Can Your Boss Force You to Work When You Are Sick?

Most employees have ventured into the workplace when sick. From a minor cold to an allergy flare-up, it’s not uncommon to continue working while feeling under the weather. However, employees should never feel obligated to work when ill. With COVID-19 ...
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Families First Coronavirus Response Act

It’s no secret that the Coronavirus pandemic has caused several unexpected changes to businesses. And it can be tough to keep up with the new laws and regulations concerning this topic. In some cases, you can take legal action if ...
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Coronavirus and Employment Rights

At JacksonWhite Law, our hearts go out to those affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Along with worrying about the health and safety of themselves and their loved ones, Americans are wondering what impact the pandemic could have on their ...
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Can you sue your employer for emotional distress?

For many people, stress in the workplace is simply unavoidable. Whether it’s an overbearing boss, grueling hours, or awful coworkers, it’s safe to say that everyone has to deal with some level of unsavory business at work. However, while routine ...
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Employee Confidentiality Rights

Employee confidentiality rights are an increasingly controversial legal topic. On the one hand, federal and state law protect an individual’s right to privacy (even though the US Constitution is a little vague on personal privacy). On the other hand, businesses ...
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Basic Employee Rights

It may not feel like you have many rights when you’re stuck working mandatory overtime over the weekend, but every employee in the United States is guaranteed certain rights and protections by state and federal law. A reprieve from mandatory ...
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