Month: January 2021

What can I consider when hiring?

If you own a business in Arizona, you know how difficult it can be to make decisions about hiring, paying and terminating your employees. Anti-discrimination laws determine what factors you may or may not consider when making these decisions. Failing to adhere to relevant employment law could cause severe legal consequences. Arizona Civil Rights Act…

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Should you accept a severance agreement?

Perhaps you are contemplating a severance offer from your current employer and wondering if you should take it. The short answer is it depends on your situation.  Severances are optional and contingent upon the employment contract. Employers with more than 100 employees must provide a timely 60-day advance notice of separation. Organizations that do not comply…

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Job applicants and unlawful discrimination

Many people realize that it is illegal for employers to discriminate against staff members, but if you are applying for a job, you need to understand that discrimination is also prohibited during the hiring process. Regrettably, many qualified applicants are never considered as a result of their gender, religious views, age or racial background, and…

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