Arizona Supreme Court Upholds Arizona Prop 206

By: Otto S. Shill, III, Attorney, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C. The Arizona Supreme Court has unanimously upheld Arizona Proposition 206, which, effective January 1, 2017, increased Arizona’s minimum wage to $10.00, and requires employers to provide paid sick leave to employees beginning July 1, 2017. The statute, known as the…

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Blind Man Sues Arizona Businesses for Failing to Provide Websites that are Accessible to the Visually Impaired

By Lindsay G. Leavitt, Attorney, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C.www.jsslaw.com That collective groan you heard last night was from thousands of Arizona business owners who mistakenly thought that the tidal wave of ADA litigation in Arizona—more than 2000 cases in the past 18 months—had finally subsided. Unfortunately, it appears that…

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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 here.

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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…

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