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Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update: Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Posted on Apr 16, 2020 | Comments Off on Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update: Tuesday, April 14, 2020

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently published guidance on how small businesses employing less than 50 employees can receive an exemption from the Families First Coronavirus Response Act requirement that employers provide emergency paid sick leave and extended paid leave to employees impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. First, the law provides that small businesses and non-profits (under 50 employees) are exempt from providing emergency leave if doing so would jeopardize the viability of the business.Specifically, under the DOL rule a small employer is exempt from the requirement...

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Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update: Thursday, March 26, 2020

Posted on Mar 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update: Thursday, March 26, 2020

Evictions Delayed for 120 days Gov. Doug Ducey issued an executive order suspending enforcement of most Arizona eviction orders for 120 days.  A landlord may not evict a tenant for non-payment of rent if one of the following situations applies: A tenant is under a quarantine order based on a COVID-19 diagnosis;A tenant is ordered to self-quarantine by a medical professional based on COVID-19 symptoms;A tenant is quarantined based on someone in the home being diagnosed with COVID-19;A tenant has a “high-risk” health condition as defined by the CDC;A tenant has lost substantial...

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Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update: Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Posted on Mar 25, 2020 | Comments Off on Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update: Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Dear Friends, Colleagues & Business Owners On Monday evening, Pima County had its first death related to COVID-19, and the third death in Arizona thus far.  As the number of cases and deaths continue to increase in Arizona and throughout the world, State and Federal governments are taking steps to ensure that Americans are adapting to the current environment and practicing social distancing.    On Monday, Gov. Doug Ducey issued an executive order identifying the businesses which are deemed “essential services” and should continue operations in the event he eventually issues...

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Arizona’s New Paid Sick Time Law

Posted on Jun 6, 2017 | Comments Off on Arizona’s New Paid Sick Time Law

Arizona voters approved the Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Time Off Initiative, better known as Proposition 206, in November of 2016. Proposition 206 immediately increased Arizona’s minimum wage to $10.00 per hour and requires Arizona employers to provide paid sick time to all employees.  The minimum wage increase took effect January 1, 2017; however, the paid sick time does not go into effect July 1, 2017. Since July 1st is almost here, we wanted to highlight some critical elements that need to be understood in order for businesses to implement policies that adhere to the new regulations....

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We’ve Moved!

Posted on Nov 11, 2016 | Comments Off on We’ve Moved!

Boreale Law is excited to announce our recent move to our new office in the Transamerica Building located at 177 N. Church Avenue, Suite 1100. If you are in the neighborhood, stop by for a tour; or better yet, schedule an appointment to find out how Boreale Law can be your partner in Smart Business...

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Business Growth in a Regulatory Environment

Posted on Sep 4, 2016 | Comments Off on Business Growth in a Regulatory Environment

In years past, the fabric of our society was woven with wonderful success stories of entrepreneurs who embodied the American Dream. Starting a business from the ground up is the epitome of this pursuit. There are countless examples of pioneers who took out their life savings and risked everything to venture out on their own with little more than an idea. America saw the Wright Brothers as they defied gravity at the beginning of the 20th century. We marveled at Thomas Edison, who created many of the inventions that we enjoy today. Much later we saw a new breed of entrepreneurs, such as Steve...

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