Attorney Jill Chasson

Jill Chasson Contributes Article About Arizona’s Minimum Wage Law for HR Laws

As of Jan. 1, Arizona's minimum wage increased to $14.35 per hour, nearly double the federal minimum. With almost all employers in the state covered by the minimum wage law, understanding compensation structure to ensure employees are being paid in accordance with the law is critical. In an article for HR Laws, Jill Chasson offered up expert insights on potential pitfalls for employers to avoid. Jill explained that unlike many other state-level minimum wage laws, Arizona’s law applies to nearly all employees, including those who are exempt from the federal FLSA's minimum wage and overtime requirements. This can create challenges for employers in at least two areas. First, as the minimum wage increases, employers need to be mindful of the hours worked by those who are...

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