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.
Several states have filed a lawsuit asking a federal court to nullify new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulations from the US Department of Labor (DOL) before they take effect December 1.
Enhanced to link users to the most comprehensive coverage of each law and to improve the organization and scope.
Enhanced to improve the comprehensiveness, organization and topics covered of state employment laws.
Updated to include the standard interstate child support order compliance requirements of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA) as adopted by the state.
In Flores v. City of San Gabriel, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals held that payments of cash in lieu of benefits must be included in the regular rate when calculating how much overtime employees are owed under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The Arizona Declaration of Independent Business Status can be used to establish a rebuttable presumption of the existence of an independent contractor relationship under the state's labor code.
Updated to reflect the forthcoming requirement for the state to adopt federal OSHA's final rule requiring employers to electronically report injury and illness data.
In Corbin v. Time Warner, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals held that a neutral rounding policy will not violate the FLSA even if every employee does not always gain or break even over every pay period.
In-depth review of the spectrum of Arizona employment law requirements HR must follow with respect to payment of wages.
A roundup of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help Arizona employers ensure they are compliant with state HR and employment laws.