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30 06, 2020

Supreme Court LGBTQ Discrimination Ruling Impacts AZ Business

2020-06-30T18:25:15+00:00

How does the Supreme Court’s ruling on LGBTQ discrimination impact Arizona businesses? This week, the Supreme Court handed down a landmark decision about Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: the law’s prohibition on discrimination on the basis [...]

Supreme Court LGBTQ Discrimination Ruling Impacts AZ Business2020-06-30T18:25:15+00:00
2 06, 2020

The Fundamentals of Confidentiality Agreements in Arizona Employment Law

2020-06-30T16:13:39+00:00

The Fundamentals of Confidentiality Agreements in Arizona Employment Law Confidentiality agreements, also known as non-disclosure agreements or NDAs, are an important part of many employment agreements in Arizona. An NDA is a contract between an employer and employee in which [...]

The Fundamentals of Confidentiality Agreements in Arizona Employment Law2020-06-30T16:13:39+00:00
16 04, 2020

Essential Types of Employment Contracts in Arizona

2020-06-27T01:12:09+00:00

Essential Types of Employment Contracts in Arizona Employment contracts can be useful tools to define the relationship between you and your employees – as well as some of the expectations for employment, such as duration and compensation. But there is [...]

Essential Types of Employment Contracts in Arizona2020-06-27T01:12:09+00:00
17 02, 2020

Mt. Lemmon v. Guido: A Unanimous Supreme Courts Holds Public Entities are Employers, Regardless of Size

2020-06-30T14:10:10+00:00

Mt. Lemmon v. Guido: A Unanimous Supreme Courts Holds Public Entities are Employers, Regardless of Size In November of 2018, all the Supreme Court Justices (except Brett Kavanaugh, who had not taken the bench yet) were in agreement when they [...]

Mt. Lemmon v. Guido: A Unanimous Supreme Courts Holds Public Entities are Employers, Regardless of Size2020-06-30T14:10:10+00:00
21 08, 2019

Department of Labor – Enforcement Powers

2020-05-01T20:09:09+00:00

Department of Labor – Enforcement Powers The Department of Labor(“the Department”) is a highly complex federal agency charged with the broad task of protecting and promoting the rights of “workers, job seekers, and retirees” through “improv[ing] job conditions, advanc[ing] opportunities [...]

Department of Labor – Enforcement Powers2020-05-01T20:09:09+00:00
18 06, 2019

Employer Challenges: How to Avoid a Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

2020-04-01T18:11:35+00:00

Employer Challenges: How to Avoid a Wrongful Termination Lawsuit Firing someone is a big decision, and you may feel totally justified in your actions after you’ve carefully considered it and weighed all your options. Yet the person you fire may [...]

Employer Challenges: How to Avoid a Wrongful Termination Lawsuit2020-04-01T18:11:35+00:00
30 04, 2018

Arizona Medical Marijuana and the Workplace – Let’s Get Out of the Weeds Already

2020-06-27T00:38:15+00:00

Arizona Medical Marijuana and the Workplace – Let’s Get Out of the Weeds Already Brief History of Medical Marijuana in Arizona Even though times seem to be shifting quickly, recreational marijuana is still illegal under federal and Arizona state laws. [...]

Arizona Medical Marijuana and the Workplace – Let’s Get Out of the Weeds Already2020-06-27T00:38:15+00:00
3 03, 2018

Gay Skydivers, Prohibited Discrimination, and Circuit Splits

2020-05-01T20:15:14+00:00

Gay Skydivers, Prohibited Discrimination, and Circuit Splits The Second Circuit Rules Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation Is Prohibited Last Monday, February 26, 2018, the Second Circuit became the latest federal appeals court to join the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC’s) [...]

Gay Skydivers, Prohibited Discrimination, and Circuit Splits2020-05-01T20:15:14+00:00