Arizona is pretty much a middle state when it comes to being employee- or employer-friendly. It does not have as many variants from federal law as some states, but it has more than many others. A demonstration of this is that the state protected class list does not deviate from federal law, but the state requires an employer to have a fixed pay date.
This page is a round-up of the state and municipal laws in Arizona.
Updated to include forthcoming amendments clarifying employment relationships in franchise business models.
Updated to reflect the forthcoming Flagstaff minimum wage ordinance.
A roundup of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help Arizona employers ensure they are compliant with state HR and employment laws.