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NLRB Overturns Obama-era Independent-Contractor Standard

Posted by Roscoe J. Mutz | Feb 04, 2019 | 0 Comments

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) – the federal agency that administers the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) by investigating, prosecuting, and adjudicating NLRA claims – overturned an Obama-era standard for deciding whether workers are employees protected by federal labor law or indep...

Dislike, Clown Face, Angry Emoji: Employers Should Use Caution When Disciplining Employees for Social Media Posts

Posted by Roscoe J. Mutz | Oct 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

In this digital age, personal and business reputations can be significantly harmed (or destroyed) with nothing more than a few keystrokes. By the time a company becomes aware of a negative social media post, it can be a race against the clock to respond appropriately before such negative publicity goes viral. But what can an employer do if they discover their own employee was the source of the detrimental social media post?

Employer Compliance as it relates to Background Checks and Disclosures

Posted by Eli T. Enger | Oct 09, 2018 | 0 Comments

When hiring an employee, companies typically look for a candidate that is the right fit, has the right qualifications, and that the company can afford. In addition to looking for the right candidate, which can be difficult in and of itself, companies have several significant legal hoops it must jump through with employees and applicants during and after the onboarding process. Recently, Congress added another hoop, which employers must comply with as it relates to background checks and disclosures.

The new Arizona Limited liability Company Act

Posted by Meredith K. Marder | Oct 09, 2018 | 0 Comments

In 2018, the State of Arizona adopted important new laws regarding the operation of Arizona limited liability companies (“LLCs”). The new Arizona Limited Liability Company Act (“ALLCA”) affects all Arizona LLCs, and includes sweeping changes to the rights and obligations of an LLC’s members and managers.

Employers Continue to Grapple with Proposition 206 in 2018

Posted by Lia M. Keller | Jan 05, 2018 | 0 Comments

Arizona Proposition 206 (2016), the Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act (the “Act”) continues to impact employers in 2018.  As of January 1, Arizona businesses must pay employees a minimum wage of at least $10.50 per hour (employers may, however, pay those employees in tip-appropriate positions u...

Americans with Disabilities Act Turns Twenty-Five

Posted by Timothy M. Medcoff | Sep 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Join me in wishing the Americans with Disabilities Act (the “ADA”) a happy twenty-fifth birthday! Even after all these years, the continued and substantial impact the ADA has on Americans for is commendable. President George H.W. Bush signed the ADA—one of America's most comprehensive pieces of ...

These (White Collar) Wages May be a Changin’

Posted by Timothy M. Medcoff | Jul 02, 2015 | 0 Comments

On June 29, 2015, President Obama announced his plan to extend overtime protections to nearly 5 million additional workers in 2016. On the heels of President Obama's announcement, the United States Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (the “Department”) released its long-expected proposed r...

F&M's 2015 Rising Star

Posted by Timothy M. Medcoff | May 05, 2015 | 0 Comments

Meredith Marder was named a 2015 Rising Star in Business/Corporate Law for the Southwest Region.  The Rising Star award is part of Thomson Reuters' SuperLawyers which is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more various practice areas who have attained a high...

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