Aiken Schenk employment attorney Burr Shields discusses his practice, which includes representing individuals in disputes with employers, representing individuals in front of boards that regulate their licenses, and more.
Running a business is tough. Avoid legal headaches by brushing up on important guidelines for hiring and firing employees.
Currently, women earn, on average, 80 cents for every dollar a man earns. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued an opinion aimed at decreasing pay inequity between men and women: Rizo v. Yovino, 887 F.3d 453 (9th Cir. 2018). In Rizo, the Court held that prior salary alone, or in combination with other factors, cannot justify a wage differential between male and female employees.
Under Arizona law, there are four common-law privacy claims that employees can make against their employers. The first is intrusion on the employee’s seclusion or private affairs.
All employers have obligations under both state and federal laws to maintain various employment records. The length of time employers are required to keep these records varies. It is important for employers to understand recordkeeping requirements, as failure to maintain proper records can have significant consequences. Below are some of the records employers are required to keep and how long they must be preserved.
You have probably heard the term “wrongful termination” at least once. Despite what your instincts may tell you, there is an important distinction between “wrongful” in the common use of the word meaning unfair or unjust and “wrongful” in a legal sense which is how the word is used for wrongful termination. So what does wrongful termination mean in an “at-will” state like Arizona?
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