Month: September 2020

Employment laws and companies with federal contracts

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has requirements to help ensure contractors do not discriminate against their employees. A company contracted by the federal government and found practicing discrimination may face penalties. It may also result in the loss of future federal government contract opportunities.  As reported by KJZZ 91.5, an employment discrimination violation…

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Can I take time off work to vote?

With the election coming up soon, you may wonder how you will work heading to polls into your already busy day. While you certainly could mail in your vote, many people prefer to vote in person. Luckily, in Arizona, you do not have to choose between voting and going to work. According to 12 News,…

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What are reasonable accommodations?

The year 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act. This law affirms the rights of all employees to enjoy equal opportunities even with a disability. The ADA requires you, as an employer, to safeguard these rights by making reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission,…

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