#ArizonaRestaurantWeek Labor and Employment Law Series – Restaurant Employers: Tips on Anti-Harassment (Blog 3 of 5)

By Chris M. Mason, Attorney, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C. Continuing our Arizona Restaurant Week series, below are tips on anti-harassment to avoid nightmares, costly fines, and litigation in the workplace: Workplace harassment presents challenges for all employers, but can be particularly prevalent in the restaurant industry. High industry turnover…

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#ArizonaRestaurantWeek Labor and Employment Law Series – Restaurant Employers: Tips on Immigration Law Compliance (Blog 2 of 5)

By Chris M. Mason, Attorney, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C. Continuing our Arizona Restaurant Week series, below are tips to help Arizona restaurant employers comply with immigration laws to avoid costly fines and litigation: Tip 1: Employers should work with new hires to complete I-9 forms The burden rests on…

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#ArizonaRestaurantWeek Labor and Employment Law Series – Restaurant Employers: Tips on Employee Tipping (Blog 1 of 5)

By Chris M. Mason, Attorney, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C. To kick off Arizona Restaurant Week, below are tips to help Arizona restaurant employers comply with laws involving tipped employees and avoiding costly fines and litigation: Tip 1: Be Sure Tipped Employees Earn Minimum Wage Arizona and federal law permits…

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A New Ruling on the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act: Did Your Drug Testing Policy Just Go Up in Smoke?

By Daniel J.F. Peabody, Attorney, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C. A federal court in Arizona just gave Arizona employers some much-needed guidance for navigating Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Act (AMMA). In a case of first impression, the court held that individuals with medical marijuana cards can sue their employers under the…

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