Process of Termination: Arizona
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Paige A. Martin and Mary Grace McNear, Kutak Rock LLP
- Private employees may bring a claim for constructive discharge against their employer for intolerable working conditions. See Constructive Discharge.
- Arizona law requires that employers who employ independent contractors agree not to terminate the independent contractors unless certain conditions are satisfied. See Terminating Independent Contractors.
- Arizona law also forbids shareholders of a corporation from terminating minority shareholders absent certain conditions. Failure to abide by the statute may expose the corporation to liability or other, more severe penalties. See Terminating Shareholders of a Corporation.
- Arizona protects private employees from termination for blowing the whistle regarding unlawful practices in the workplace. See Whistleblower Protections.