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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 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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Question: My employee quit without giving required two weeks notice. In contract that he signed, it says specifically that if he quits without notice, I as an employer have a right to deduct from his final paycheck any costs incurred by his resignation. Employee agreed to this and signed the contract, but now he demands full payment. Can I reduce his pay? I had to cover his work by hiring a replacement
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Question: During my current 6 months of employment, I was hired as a 1099 employee and then transitioned to a W2 employee (paid salary + commission)and then forced back to a 1099 employee by my employer. Despite earning commissions from the first month of employment, I have yet to be paid any commissions. They initially told me I they would pay them and then they ignored by requests for payment. Can an employer withhold and deny paying earned commissions and if so, how long. Are they subject to any penalties or fines for will fully with holding earned commission? What can I do?
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