Author Archives: Ashley Kasarjian

About Ashley Kasarjian

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

Justice Sotomayor Visits Arizona State University

If this blog post were a movie, the opening scene would be the end of the evening—roaring applause and a standing ovation with Justice Sotomayor shaking hands, hugging kids at the end of the aisle, and walking through the crowd … Continue reading

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A Social Media Post for the New Year

Starting several years ago, I began posting the annual social media video by Erik Qualman. It’s a good reminder of why companies should care about social media. Notably, there are many legal pitfalls when it comes to *how* companies address social … Continue reading

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New “Frequently Asked Questions” Released for Proposition 206

Yesterday, the Industrial Commission of Arizona released informal guidance in the form of “Frequently Asked Questions,” which provides additional information to assist with understanding Proposition 206 in Arizona (the Fair Wages and Health Families Initiative). The FAQ is available here. Additional regulations … Continue reading

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New Form I-9

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification.  This new form (dated 11/14/2016) must be used by employers as of January 22, 2017.  The form can be found here, and additional … Continue reading

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Arizona’s Proposition 206 Addressing Paid Sick Leave Was Approved by Voters

Tuesday evening, Arizona voters approved Proposition 206 by a wide margin.  My colleague, John Lomax, has provided a helpful summary of the new law affecting paid sick leave. The proposition will raise the minimum wage to $10.00 per hour in January … Continue reading

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