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Is Your Business Ready for the New Minimum Wage Increase?

Is Your Business Ready for the New Minimum Wage Increase?
By: Chris Mason The passing of Proposition 206, referred to as the Healthy Working Families Initiative, raises the minimum wage in Arizona from $8.05 an hour incrementally over the next four years to $12 an hour. Businesses, especially small businesses, need to be aware of all aspects of the new wage and hour measure, which goes into effect January 1, 2017. First, the $3 an hour credit for tipped workers will not change, as long as an employer can prove that its tipped employees are earning...
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Chris Mason Featured in Small Biz Daily

Chris Mason Featured in Small Biz Daily
Jennings, Strouss & Salmon attorney, Chris Mason, is featured in Small Biz Daily. Read the full article: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace         ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Chris Mason is a labor and employment law attorney at Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C. He counsels employers and management on all aspects of labor and employment law, including traditional labor matters, such as collective...
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John J. Egbert Featured in AZ Central’s Ask the Experts

John J. Egbert Featured in AZ Central’s Ask the Experts
Jennings, Strouss & Salmon attorney, John J. Egbert, is featured in AZ Central’s Ask the Experts column. Read the full article: Does Employer Have to Pay for...
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Chris Mason Featured in Construction Business Owner, Online

Chris Mason Featured in Construction Business Owner, Online
Jennings, Strouss & Salmon attorney, Chris Mason, is featured in Construction Business Owner, online. Read the full article: Master-Crafting Your Employee...
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Chris Mason Featured in Chief Executive

Chris Mason Featured in Chief Executive
Jennings, Strouss & Salmon attorney, Chris Mason, is featured in Chief Executive. Read the full article: Implementing Effective Sexual Harassment Policies in the...
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Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities Foundation Continues to File Hundreds of ADA Lawsuits Ev...

Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities Foundation Continues to File Hundreds of ADA Lawsuits Every Month
By: Lindsay Leavitt This week the U.S. commemorated the 26-year anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). In honor of this landmark civil rights law, an Arizona entity called Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities Foundation, Inc. (“AID Foundation”) filed its 950th ADA lawsuit this year. You can read my earlier blogs about these lawsuits here, here, here, here and here. The AID Foundation is one of the most prolific filers of ADA lawsuits Its methods are simple...
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Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities Foundation has Filed More Than 950 ADA Cases in 2016

Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities Foundation has Filed More Than 950 ADA Cases in 2016
By: Lindsay Leavitt An entity called Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities Foundation, Inc. (“AID Foundation”) has filed more than 950 ADA lawsuits this year against local businesses and commercial landlords. These lawsuits all focus on relatively minor violations in the parking lot. You can read my earlier blogs about these lawsuits here, here, here and here. AID Foundation’s tidal wave of ADA lawsuits began in Scottsdale, spread through Phoenix and has flooded the East Valley for...
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