Supplement to Arizona Employee Earned Paid Sick Time


From Margrave Clemins On July 7, 2017, the Industrial Commission issued a Notice of Supplemental Proposed Rulemakings. Such Notice states that employers who “front load” employee earned paid sick time (EPST) are not required to carry-over unused EPST each year. Front loading is when an employer provides its employees with immediate use at the beginning…


Apparently the labor rights of strikers trump the non-harassment rights of employees


From Meyers, Roman, Friedberg & Lewis There exists only one workplace environment in which a white employee can keep his job after yelling the following at a group of African-American employees. “Hey, did you bring enough KFC for everyone?” “Go back to Africa, you bunch of f***ing losers.” “Hey anybody smell that? I smell fried…


Turning to a 3rd party for evidence in a lawsuit? Ensure it’s available


From Berman Fink Van Horn Whether a matter involves divorce, criminal matters, contracts or anything in-between, the strength of a case or defense is largely dependent on the evidence presented by each party.  Yet, in some situations, a party does not possess the evidence it needs and must rely on a third-party to ensure that…


Is Joint Employment the Issue That Unites our Divided Government?


From Meyers, Roman, Friedberg & Lewis I cannot recall a time when our government has been more divided across ideological and party lines. (I don’t count the early 1860s, because that’s not a time a can remember.) Thankfully, an issue has come along to build a peace bridge over the streets and through the halls…


Don’t Get Caught With Incomplete Terms of Use


From Berman Fink Van Horn A recent unpublished decision by the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals serves as a strong reminder of the importance of clear and complete terms of use for digital services, and presenting those terms to users early and often. In EarthCam, Inc. v. OxBlue Corp., et al., 2017 WL 3188453 (11th Cir. 2017),…