All Items: Arizona

  • Arkansas, Missouri Vote to Raise Minimum Wage

    November 7, 2018

    The minimum wage rate will increase to $11.00 by 2021 in Arkansas and to $12.00 by 2023 in Missouri under ballot initiatives approved on Election Day.

  • Minimum Wage Compliance Measured by Workweek, Not by Hour, 9th Circuit Rules

    December 1, 2017

    If the total wages paid during a workweek divided by the total number of hours worked averages out to be the minimum wage or higher, an employer will have complied with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in Douglas v. Xerox Business Services.

  • Marijuana Ballot Initiatives Big Winner on Election Night

    November 10, 2016

    On Election Day, states went high: voters in California, Massachusetts and Nevada voted to legalize recreational marijuana. Maine's results are still listed as "too close to call," but those voting "yes" are in the lead.

  • Voters Approve Minimum Wage Hikes in Arizona, Colorado, Maine and Washington

    November 9, 2016

    Minimum wage rates will gradually increase over the next four years, eventually reaching $12.00 in Arizona, Colorado and Maine, and $13.50 in Washington. Starting in 2021, the minimum wage rates will be adjusted for inflation once a year.

  • Overtime Rule Target of Lawsuit by 21 States

    September 20, 2016

    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.

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