Posts Tagged: employment law

The Difference Between Contract Workers & Employees

As an employer, you have the option to hire help either as an actual employee of the company or as a contract worker. Keep in mind that there are important legal differences between the two that all employers should be aware of. Employee An employee will be covered by all employment laws and are usually… Read more

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What you Should Know About Pay Equity Laws

Closing the gender pay gap has become more of a focus over recent years. Yet, some still feel that stronger laws need to be put in place, especially at the local level. What exactly are the federal and state laws concerning equal pay? What areas need to be reviewed and improved on? As an employer,… Read more

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Medical Marijuana Within the Workplace in Arizona

Medical marijuana is now legal in Arizona under the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act. However, it is important to understand the restrictions when it comes to medical marijuana along with the rights employers have under the new act. Medical Marijuana Medical marijuana is defined as cannabis prescribed by doctors to patients. The use of prescribed cannabis… Read more

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I Work in a Hostile Work Environment, Should I File a Claim?

Not all work environments are the same. There are many workplaces that are considered to be hostile. This can not only cause you to have a miserable time at your job, but it could also be unlawful. What is a hostile work environment? A hostile work environment is defined as a difficult or uncomfortable work… Read more

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