Arizona Employment Law Blog

Do sexual harassment programs work?

Sexual harassment became a hot topic in employment law during the early ’90s due to the televised testimony during a controversial Supreme Court nomination. The issue came to the forefront again with the emergence of the #MeToo movement in 2017. Many employers have implemented sexual harassment programs to eliminate this problem in their workplaces, but…

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What you should know about religious discrimination

Under Arizona law, your employer must reasonably accommodate your religious practices or beliefs in the workplace. If you experience discrimination, you have the right to file a legal claim. Legal protections Both state and federal laws prohibit discriminatory practices in the workplace based on religion. It is illegal to discriminate in hiring procedures, training protocols,…

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What is right-to-work?

Right-to-work laws protect the rights of workers who do not want to join a labor union. In Arizona, the right-to-work law prohibits employers from denying non-union members employment, according to the Arizona State Senate. Furthermore, employers cannot fire an employee if a union forms and he or she decides not to join. Right-to-work also helps…

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