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Has your employer posted notice?

In Arizona, your employer is required to post notice in the break room or another area where all employees have access that each employee has the right to reject workers' compensation insurance ...
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Arizona Public Employees to have HMO type medical coverage for workers' compensation claims if Senate Bill 1407 passes

There is currently a bill in the Arizona legislature which would effectively limit public employees' choice of medical provider/treatment when injured on the job. The current system for Arizona ...
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What is the "bunkhouse rule"?

The "bunkhouse rule" says that an employee who is required to live on the employer's premises and who suffers an injury while using those premises in a reasonable manner has an accepted ...
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Discovery in a Workers' Compensation Case

Discovery is the initial part of the legal process in an Arizona workers' compensation case. Initially, a request for hearing will be filed by either the injured worker or the insurance carrier. ...
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But my employer told me that I was an independent contractor...

Under the Arizona Workers' Compensation system, employees who are hurt in the course and scope of their employment are covered. However, many times a claim for workers' compensation may be ...
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Overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was created to protect individuals with disabilities from being discriminated against or having their civil rights violated in the workplace and allow them to ...
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What is the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)?

The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federally-mandated law which guarantees that employees who meet certain qualifications can take up to a 12-week medical leave of absence from their job without ...
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