Employment Law, Business Litigation & Personal Injury Legal Updates

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Passes

On March 18, 2020, the U.S. Senate passed the amended H.R. 6201 today, which the President has signed. Some highlights are: FMLA: Expansion of FMLA to all employers under 500 employees, requiring paid FML leave for limited purposes.  This component of the law has a 10...

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2020 Brings State and Federal Wage Increases

Arizona and Flagstaff Minimum Wage Increases Arizona’s state minimum wage once again increased; effective January 1, 2020, all non-tipped employees must be paid at least $12.00 per hour. Additionally,  Flagstaff’s minimum wage  increased to...

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OVERTIME CHANGES: New Information

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has published the following additional resources regarding the new overtime changes: A fact sheet titled, “Final Rule to Update the Regulations Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, and Professional...

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Minimum Wage Increases Effective January 1, 2019

With some limited exceptions, Arizona employers must pay all full-time, part-time, and temporary employees at least the minimum wage for every hour (or partial hour) the employee works. Pursuant to Arizona's Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act ("the Arizona...

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Thinking about finding your ancestors through DNA testing? Know the possible consequences before you do, and also know the protections against misuse of your genetic (DNA) information in your workplace.

Learning more about just where our grandparents, great-grandparents and even multiple “greats” came from, seems to bring us joy and add to our feelings of connectedness to our families and the countries where they once lived.  This has been made possible and popular...

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