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Prop 206 Compliance

Prop 206 Compliance
Despite the effort of numerous organizations to stop Proposition 206, the Arizona Supreme Court has refused to block it. This means that the minimum wage increase requirement will go into effect January 1, 2017. Read more...

Is Your Business Ready for the New Minim...

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...

EMPLOYERS MAY LOSE BENEFIT OF OVERTIME E...

Under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), most employees are entitled to receive overtime compensation (1.5 times their regular rate of pay) for all hours they work above 40 hours in a workweek.  However, the FLSA also exempts certain executive, administrative and professional employees who are paid on a salaried basis and make at least $455 per week.  President Obama...

Fair Labor Standards Act’s Minimum...

The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced a final rule that extends the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) minimum wage and overtime protections to most direct care workers. Direct care workers, which include certified nursing assistants, home health and personal care workers, are some of the lowest paid workers in the service industry. This change will impact nearly two million...

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