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Arizona Plus

In-depth HR guides to Arizona and federal employment. Includes what to do and how to do it for everything from pre-hire through post-termination. These publications are prepared exclusively for Arizona employers and made available by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry in a continuing effort to provide reliable and practical information for our members and the Arizona business community.


Brand new chapters on COVID-19 in the workplace include:

  • New Families First Coronavirus Response Act Posting Requirement
  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act addition to FMLA and how it applies to your business
  • Telecommuting – telecommuting policy, agreement and employee checklist
  • Handling Pandemics and Communicable Diseases in the Workplace

Your subscription includes:

  • Hardcopy Manuals: Because sometimes it just feels better to hold a book in your hands, and flip right to the page you need
  • Digital HR Library: Regularly updated so that you will always have the latest policies at your fingertips
  • HRUpdate: weekly e-newsletter highlighting the top HR trends and best practices
  • SHRM and HRCI certified webinars: free monthly access – $120 value – each webinar is worth 1 SHRM credit and 1 HRCI credit
  • Customer Service: if you still can't find the answer you're looking for, our friendly customer service representatives can point you in the right direction.

The Arizona Human Resources Manual will help you to become an expert in:

  • Understanding state and federal specific compliance thresholds
  • Anticipating and being prepared for an HR Audit with our Self-HR-Audit
  • Managing the recruiting and hiring process lawfully
  • Understanding NDAs, intellectual property and trade secret law
  • Managing employee relationships
  • Conducting workplace investigations
  • Avoiding costly non compliance penalties on both the state and federal level
  • Filing personnel and medical records
  • Filing applications and other non-medical records
  • Knowing what questions you can and can't ask
  • Understanding sensitive topics and questions
  • Confidently writing a harassment policy
  • Legally performing drug and alcohol tests
  • Handling workplace violence before, during, or after it happens
  • Reinstating a veteran after military leave
  • Creating and managing email, Internet and other communications policy
  • Obtaining authorization from employees before generating consumer reports

The library also includes necessary form and policy templates that are ready for you to download, edit, save and print such as:

  • Time Off and Leaves of Absence policies
  • Personnel Records and Recordkeeping Requirements
  • Employee Benefits
  • New Hire Reporting Form
  • Confidentiality and Conflicts of Interest
  • (OWBPA) The Older Workers Benefit Protection Act
  • Family medical leave

The Hiring, Firing, and Discipline for Employers guide focuses on all the issues faced by employers and managers, with seven state-by-state charts and 14 chapters, covering topics such as:

  • Crafting a task-focused job advertisement
  • Handling applications
  • ADA concerns like reasonable accommodation
  • Separation of medical paperwork
  • Performance appraisals and progressive discipline

The Wages and Hours— An Employer's Guide focuses on all of these wage-related issues, providing 20 chapters and 2 appendices, covering topics such as: 

  • Commonly asked questions and answers
  • Defining "hours worked"
  • Rest and meal periods
  • Computation of overtime compensation
  • Exemptions from overtime

With no monthly subscriptions, HRSimple provides businesses with just one flat price and immediate access to information that is continually updated for as long as you need it! Trust that your information is compiled, written, updated, and translated by a well-credentialed team of practicing attorneys. The Arizona Human Resources Library is the most comprehensive, plain-English guide that's available to your HR team! And clients from pro sports teams to mom-and-pop stores put their trust in us year after year for that exact reason.

Overtime compensation nonexempt employees
Additional exemptions
What counts as wages nonexempt employees
Determining work time nonexempt employees
Deductions from pay
Remote workers and telecommuting
Equal pay
Appendix A State agencies
Appendix B Wage and hour district offices
Covered employers
Leased or temporary employees
Whitecollar exemptions
Minimum wage requirements nonexempt employees
Recordkeeping requirements
Employment of minors
Payment of wages
About the authors
Where to go for more information
Snapshot An HR audit
Posting requirements
Workers not covered by federal law
Squire Patton Boggs
Preemployment testing
Background checks
Policy manuals and employee handbooks
Personnel files
Noncompete agreements and trade secrets
Affirmative action
Employment litigation
Union organizing activity
Social media
Appendix A Federal recordkeeping requirements
Appendix B Posting requirements
The employment relationship
Preemployment issues
New hire reporting
Editors Foreward
Employment contracts
About FordHarrison LLP
About the Editors
Immigration visas
Employee testing
Arizona data breach law
Genetic information
Age discrimination
Disabilities and reasonable accommodation
Workplace harassment
Military leave
Workplace investigations
International employment law
Health insurance portability and privacy
Family and medical leave
Unclaimed assets and paychecks
Internet viruses and confidentiality
Health insurance reform
Other types of leave
Health insurance continuation coverage
Compensation agreements
Training supervisors
Reporting new hires
Job descriptions
Rejecting applicants
Recruiting and hiring
Independent contractors
Restrictive covenants trade secrets and other employment agreements
Wages and hours
Performance evaluations
Plant closings mass layoffs and reductions in force
Criminal activity in the workplace
Polygraph testing
Mine safety and health
Communicable diseases
AIDS in the workplace
Arizona crime victim leave
Religion in the workplace
Workplace relationships
Secret workplace taperecording
Appendix A Directory of government agencies
Texting in the workplace
Environmental regulations
Natural disasters and national emergencies
Protecting company information
The Internet and social media
Safety and health
Workplace violence
Workers compensation
Politics in the workplace
Public employers
Drugs alcohol and tobacco
Resolving employee disputes
Arizona wages and hours
Appendix D Recordkeeping requirements
Appendix E Posting requirements
Arizona Right to Earn a Living Act
Federal paid leave tax credit
Appendix B Employment reference websites
Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Pandemic outbreaks
Miscellaneous Arizona laws
Features of the HR Library
Privacy rights
Celebrations in the workplace
Government contractors
Negligent supervision and retention
Enforcement of civil rights laws
Policies and procedures manuals
Child labor
Employment practices liability insurance
Compliance thresholds
About the firm
Temporary and leased employees interns and volunteers
Unemployment compensation
Appendix C Criminal record checks
Company Use Job Description
Sample Job Questionairre
WH-380-E Certification of Health Care Provider for Employee's Serious Health Condition
WH-380-F Certification of Health Care Provider for Family Member's Serious Health Condition
WH-381 Notice of Eligibility and Rights & Responsibilities
WH-382 Designation Notice
WH-384 Certification of Qualifying Exigency
WH-385 Certification for Serious Injury or Illness of a Current Servicemember
WH-385-V Certification for Serious Injury or Illness of a Veteran
Model Notice for Employers Who Do Not offer a Health Plan
Model Notice for Employers Who Offer a Health Plan to Some or All Employees
Arizona Mini-Cobra Notice
Beneficiary Designation Form - Sample 1
COBRA Information Tracking Form
COBRA Qualifying Event Election Form (18-month)
COBRA Qualifying Event Election Form (36-months)
COBRA Qualifying Event Election Notice (18-month)
COBRA Qualifying Event Election Notice (36 months)
Designation of Beneficiary
Model General Notice of COBRA Continuation Coverage Rights
Arizona Form A-4
Arizona New Hire Reporting Form
Form W-4
Form W-9
Job Description
Application for At-Will Employment (Option 1)
Application for At-Will Employment (Option 2)
Application for At-Will Employment (Option 3)
Application for At-Will Employment (Option 4)
Arizona New Hire Reporting Form
AZ-Form A-4
Educational Reference
Employment Interview Analysis
Employment Reference
Form W-4 (2020)
Form W-9 2020
Interview Evaluation
Interviewing Form (Option 1)
Interviewing Form (Option 2)
Job Description Form
A Summary of Your Rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)
Educational Reference
Employment Reference
FCRA Authorization and Disclosure
Reference Inquiry
Reference Release Form
Form I-9 (2020)
Form I-9 Instructions (2020)
Exempt Performance Appraisal
Performance Appraisal
Performance Appraisal Summary
Performance Evaluation
Self-Peer Evaluation Form
Corrective Action Form
Discipline-Counseling Report
Cobra Termination Report
Employee Exit Interview
Exit Checklist
Exit Interview
Separation Summary
Termination Checklist
Checklist for Planning and Conducting a Reduction in Force
Social Networking Policy
Workplace Violence Policy Checklist
Complaint Form
Complaint Policy (Option 1)
Complaint Policy (Option 2)
Conflict Resolution Guidelines
FFCRA Leave Policy
FFCRA Leave Request (Companies not under FMLA)
FFCRA Leave Request (Companies under FMLA)
FFCRA Poster
Communicable Diseases Policy
Shutdown Policy
Stay Home From Work Poster
Wash Your Hands Poster
Accommodation Policy
Acknowledgment of Receipt of Handbook
Anti-harassment, Anti-discrimination, No Retaliation Policy
Attendance Policy (Option 1)
Attendance Policy (Option 2)
AZ 09-Drug and Alcohol Policy
AZ 09-Handbook Acknowledgement
AZ 09-Handbook Introduction
Bereavement Leave Policy
Birthday Policies
Cellular Phone and Personal Electronic Devices Policy
Company Benefits Policy
Compensation Review Policy
Complaint Policy (Option 1)
Complaint Policy (Option 2)
Computer and Communication System Policy
Confidential Company Information Policy
Constructive Discharge Policy
Dress Code Policy
Employee Classifications Policy
Employee Suggestions Policy
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
Examination of Records Policy
Family and Medical Leave Policy
Genetic Discrimination Policy
Holiday Policy
Hours of Work Policy
Inspection of Property Policy
Jury Leave Policy
Lactation Break Policy
Layoff and Recall Policy
Listening to Music at Work Policy
Military Leave Policy
Non-FMLA Leave Policy
Non-Fraternization Policy
No Solicitation-Distribution Policy
Orientation Period Policy
Overtime Policy
Paid Parental Leave Policy
Paid Time Off (PTO) Policy
Payroll Advance Policy
Payroll Direct Deposit Form
Performance Evaluation Policy
Personal Conduct Policy
Personal Day Policy
Personal Leave of Absence Policy
Promotion Policy
Rules of Conduct Policy
Safety and Health Policy (Option 1)
Safety and Health Policy (Option 2)
Safety and Health Policy (Option 3)
Sensitive Company Information Policy
Sick Day Policy (Option 1) for Employers with 15 or more Employees
Sick Day Policy (Option 2) For Employers with Less than 15 Employees
Smoking Policy
Software Code of Ethics Policy
Telecommuting Policy
Telephone Usage Policy
Termination Policy
Timekeeping Requirements Policy
Tuition Reimbursement Policy
Vacation Policy
Voting Leave Policy


Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry employment law

Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Employment issues and regulations present some of the most complex and confusing challenges facing businesses today and are among the most important to handle appropriately. Therefore, the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry is pleased to make available the Arizona Human Resources Manual for businesses, owners, managers, human resource professionals...

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Ford & Harrison LLP employment law

Ford & Harrison LLP

FordHarrison is a labor & employment firm with nearly 200 attorneys in 28 offices, including three affiliate firms.

The firm has built a national legal practice as one of the nation's leading defense firms with an exclusive focus on labor law, employment law, litigation, business immigration, employee benefits and executive...

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Gammage & Burnham employment law

Gammage & Burnham

Our top priority is helping our clients identify and achieve their goals. We know that each engagement demands a unique mix of intelligence, creativity, and hard work. We offer it all without ever compromising our professional integrity or our commitment to giving our clients the best value possible.

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Squire Patton Boggs employment law

Squire Patton Boggs

Squire Patton Boggs combines sound legal counsel with a deep knowledge of our clients’ businesses to resolve their legal challenges. We care about the quality of our services, the success of our clients and the relationships that are forged through those successes. With approximately 1,500 lawyers in 44...

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