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How to Prove a Hostile Work Environment

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits harassment in the workplace on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, and sex. Other federal, state, and local laws take that prohibition further by outlawing harassment on the basis of ...
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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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Is it Legal for an Employer to Pay You Late?

Employers have a legal obligation to pay their employees fairly and on time. Most businesses are held to these standards by a combination federal and state employment laws, and there are regulatory agencies at both levels of government to enforce ...
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Is it legal to withhold wages?

Employees have the right to be paid fairly and on time for their hours worked, and employers are limited in how and when they can legally withhold wages. Unfortunately, cases of employers illegally withholding wages are unfortunately far too common. ...
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Wrongful Termination Examples

In the state of Arizona, most private-sector employees are considered “at-will” employees. Under ARS 23-1501, an at-will employment relationship that isn’t subject to a written contract or collective bargaining agreement may be voluntarily severed by the employer or the employee ...
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When Can You Sue For Wrongful Termination?

“At-will” employment laws allow employers to terminate employees at any time, for any reason, unless there is an employment contract or collective bargaining agreement that says otherwise. That said, at-will employees are protected by a number of other employment laws ...
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How Do You Prove Wrongful Termination?

In the state of Arizona, the employment relationship is considered “at-will” unless there is a written employment contract or collective bargaining agreement that says otherwise. Under at-will employment laws, the employment relationship is voluntarily severable by the employer and the ...
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What Would Be Considered Wrongful Termination?

While Arizona’s at-will employment laws generally allow employers to terminate workers for almost any reason (or no reason at all), there are a number of federal, state, and local employment laws that take precedence over at-will employment laws. Generally speaking, ...
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