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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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Working During a State of Emergency

Can your manager make you come into work during a state of emergency? Arizona is an “at will” employment state, meaning your employer can fire you for any reason apart from discrimination. That would include terminating your employment because you ...
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Independent Contractor vs. Employee

What’s the difference between an independent contractor and an employee in the state of Arizona? Many employers in the state label their workers as independent contractors as a method to cut costs for the business. Many contractors receive fewer benefits ...
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Tipped Employment Issues

The service industry, particularly restaurants, operates within a unique payment system. Many workers receive diminished hourly wages assuming the practice of “tipping” will compensate them for the difference. As this system of payment is irregular, it can commonly lead to ...
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What Are the Minimum Wage Laws in Arizona?

It shouldn’t come as a shock that throughout the United States the minimum wage often falls short of the living wage — the hourly wage an employee needs to provide for their family. While the federal minimum wage continues to ...
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