Author Archives: Ashley Kasarjian

About Ashley Kasarjian

Attorney at Snell and Wilmer in Phoenix, Arizona, and publisher of the blog, Employment and the Law.

The EEOC’s New Online Charge System

Don’t be surprised if you start getting more electronic communications from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  The EEOC has initiated a new online pilot program to transmit documents electronically. This move, according to the EEOC, will streamline the submission of … Continue reading

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Title III, Service Animals, and Other Accommodations

It seems like Title III ADA questions are coming up more and more often these days. I wrote about the basics of Title III a while back, and figured it is time to post on it again. Typically when a … Continue reading

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Ten Things Any Business Owner Can Do Today to Protect Their Company

Navigating employment laws can be an overwhelming task, but there are steps all companies can take to address risks and fix problems before they become costly mistakes. Update your Employee Handbook – Admit it. You have not looked at the … Continue reading

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Live from the White House – An Inside Perspective of the State of the Union

As I told some of my colleagues– prior to this week, I had never been to Washington, D.C., but when the White House invites me, I go. Over 31.7 million people tuned in to watch President Obama give the State of … Continue reading

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Is Your Company Complying with the New OSHA Reporting Requirements?

Employers under federal OSHA’s jurisdiction are now required to report all work-related fatalities within 8 hours and all in-patient hospitalizations, amputations, and losses of an eye within 24 hours of finding about the incident. Companies can call the nearest area … Continue reading

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