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Rizo v. Yovino

In 1963, Congress passed the Equal Pay Act (EPA), and it was signed into law by John F. Kennedy on June 10, 1963.


Arizona's Paid Sick Leave Law

In November 2016, voters increased Arizona’s existing minimum wage and added an employer sick leave pay requirement by approving Proposition 206. This publication explains the paid sick leave part of the law.


Exempt Versus Non-Exempt For Overtime Requirements

CHANGES ARE COMING! A new law may go into effect that could impact your exempt status. Read this article to find out more.


Allowable Deductions for Exempt Employees

Are you an exempt employee? Did you know that your salary can still be docked? To learn more about when an exempt employee's pay can be reduced read the following article.


Overtime Rights for Hourly Employees

Overtime is a completed issue. Read more to make sure you are getting paid what you have earned.


Know Your Rights: Wage Payment and Hours Protection

ASU's Work-Life Law and Policy Clinic informs individuals about employment law matters. This article discusses the laws surrounding the wage you earn for the hours you work and what you should expect from your employer.

by: ASU Legal Clinic

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Arizona's Minimum Wage Law

Do you know Arizona's minimum wage? Find out more information here.


Where to Find an Attorney for Specific Legal Advice

 All legal service programs in Arizona differ, and their criteria for accepting cases vary as well. Find out what programs are available and where to go for assistance.




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Question: I was hired to work 8:30am to 5pm at a daycare and when i get there if there is not enough kids they will make me wait to start my shift until there are enough kids or work to do, the hours i am waiting are not being paid. I have also got in trouble for leaving the building if i am told i cant start yet. They want me to sit there and wait unpaid for sometimes up to 3 hours. I have brought this up to my manager but i feel they are taking advantage of my age because i am only 19
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Question: My employer makes us waitresses pay three dollars per day in cash to him for a portion of the carpet cleaning he pays for. Is that legal?
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Question: I worked for an AC company and during that time of my employment my AC needed service. They fixed it at a discount price and we agreed that I would make weekly payment until the balance is paid. Well I was terminated before being able to pay off the balance. My question is can they withhold that from my final paycheck? Also they're charging me for a price book that I dont have and some uniforms that were missing but I turned in whatever uniforms I had. Can they withhold that as well?
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Question: My employer has us keep receipts (tickets with the food orders written on them) she is threatening to take $100 for every ticket that gets lost. More than 3 different employees handle these tickets along side the cashier daily. Is this legal for her to take $100 from the cashier if a ticket gets lost?
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Question: My employer has us keep receipts (tickets with the food orders written on them) she is threatening to take $100 for every ticket that gets lost. More than 3 different employees handle these tickets along side the cashier daily. Is this legal for her to take $100 from the cashier if a ticket gets lost?
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