May 1 is known as May Day, which has been both a pagan celebration and a day devoted to workers. However one feels about the International Workers of the World or the labor movement in this country, this is a day to read up on and think about. Check out: http://www.iww.org/history/library/misc/origins_of_mayday Also read: http://www.npr.org/2017/05/01/526124711/united-against-trump-may-day-protests-expected-to-swell
I recently discovered an institute within the University of California, Hastings College of Law, the Center for Worklife Law, that has a number of resources for employees. They work on issues in work and life, particularly discrimination on the basis of family responsibilities. Check them out at: http://worklifelaw.org/.
This week Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, testified in the Northern District of Texas after Facebook was named in a lawsuit alleging a theft of trade secrets. A former employee of plaintiff, ZeniMax Media, John Carmack, is alleged to have left his employer and taken some of its intellectual property on the way out the Read More
The Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development has published an article on minimum wages around the world. It highlights the fact that minimum wage laws are on the rise in the years following the major economic downturn of 2007. Read the article here: http://www.oecd.org/social/Focus-on-Minimum-Wages-after-the-crisis-2015.pdf While you are there, check out some of the other content Read More
A well-known Arizona employment lawyer published an article recently, explaining to employers how to avoid a lawsuit. It’s a well-written piece and would be a good read for any executive or human resources manager. The article is available here: http://enewsletters.constructionexec.com/riskmanagement/2015/10/top-10-ways-to-avoid-employment-litigation/?utm_source=volume It got me thinking about a top 10 list for employees. As an employment lawyer, Read More
We are happy to announce the opening of our Tucson office. We are located at 2730 E. Broadway Boulevard, in suite 160. To those familiar with Tucson, we are directly west of the El Parador restaurant lot. Our phone number here in the Tucson office is (520) 822-8393. Call any time to schedule a consultation Read More
Below is our map comparing minimum wage rates across the U.S. to average salaries for a number of popular professions. Click Here to View Map