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.
There are several steps you can take to avoid bankruptcy. Before filing, it’s important to weigh all of your options.
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Attention healthcare professionals! The HeathIT.gov website was recently redesigned. The dramatic update has new navigation tools that make it easier to locate relevant content, and the website is also better suited to work on mobile devices.
It’s never easy to tackle end of life planning, but it’s also never too early to give yourself the peace of mind of having your financial house in order. One of the most important pieces of effective estate planning is a will. A will is a legal document that explains what happens to your estate when you die. The law regarding wills depend on where you live, so it’s important to understand the law in Arizona.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has been paying close attention to employers’ mandatory flu vaccine policies and has filed several lawsuits in recent years related to these types of policies. Because of this scrutiny, employers need to be aware of the pitfalls to avoid.
Although both processes take place outside of a court room, arbitration and mediation are quite different methods to resolve disputes. An arbitrator is like a private judge. A mediator works with the parties to help them find their solution to a problem. Understanding the difference can help you determine which path is best for you.
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.
After bankruptcy, it’s important to rebuild your credit. To build credit, you need to be able to borrow money. The time you can start borrowing money again depends on your discharge date.
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