A recent article in the Guest Commentaries section of the Arizona Capitol Times titled "We need to protect employers and workers" by the President of the Arizona Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America (AZAGC) Inc. blurs the lines between corporate interests and the well-being of workers.
The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation, and Reentry requested funding in the next fiscal year to start phasing out the use of fees on deposits to inmate accounts and visitor background checks to supplement the department’s building renewal fund.
Arizona’s unemployment is at the lowest rate in decades, there are more jobs than workers available to fill them and salaries are inching up, all of which should be good indicators for workers. Experts say – it depends.
After a lull during the pandemic, eviction filings by landlords have come roaring back, driven by rising rents and a long-running shortage of affordable housing.
A recent article headline published in the Arizona Capitol Times unfairly mischaracterized SB1108 – Senator Wendy Rogers’ income tax credit bill for businesses located in municipalities like Flagstaff and Tucson with higher wage mandates than the state wage mandate. The headline purports those cities to whom the bill would apply stand to lose. We disagree.
Attorney General Mark Brnovich determined a recent housing ordinance passed in Tucson which forbids source of income to be considered in rental housing applications contradicts state law.
Please introduce legislation now to set compensation at least at the level of the National Average Wage Index for all types of totally and permanently disabled veterans.
Minor league players and Major League Baseball have reached a settlement in a lawsuit alleging teams violated minimum wage laws.
Equality in life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness constitutionally is guaranteed to all American citizens. That very notion is so etched in our nation’s history and seared in our hearts and minds that its absence defies logic. Nonetheless, more than half of U.S. citizens lack equal application and protection of law under the Constitution.
Three weeks before Arizonans start voting, a statewide business group has finally launched a campaign to kill Proposition 206.