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Arizona Industrial Commission Issues Proposed Rules for Paid Sick Time

Authors: Tibor Nagy Jr. (Tucson), Nonnie L. Shivers (Phoenix)

Published Date: May 5, 2017

The Industrial Commission of Arizona (ICA) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on May 5, 2017, containing the ICA’s much-anticipated draft regulations on Arizona's new paid sick time law, which goes into effect on July 1, 2017.  A copy of the draft regulations can be found on the Arizona Secretary of State's website.

The proposed regulations do not appear to answer, or even address, some of the most significant questions and concerns raised by employers in their attempts to become compliant with the new law by July 1.  

Those of you who want to get a jump start on the commentary process, may submit written comments to the ICA regarding the proposed rules by June 5, 2017, when the agency’s notice period closes. Also, a hearing on the proposed rulemaking is scheduled for June 5, 2017, at 9:00 a.m., in the auditorium of the Industrial Commission of Arizona, 800 West Washington, Phoenix, Arizona 85007.

We will publish a summary of the proposed regulations early next week.

Tibor Nagy Jr.  (Tucson)

Tibor Nagy Jr.
With decades of in-depth labor and employment law experience representing a wide range of employers, including the aerospace, healthcare, hospitality, retail, transportation, manufacturing and mining industries, Mr. Nagy has a keen understanding and perspective that few Arizona practitioners in the field can offer. His considerable employment litigation, arbitration, and appellate experience compliment and enrich the practical advice and creative solutions he provides to resolving complex human...

Nonnie L. Shivers  (Phoenix)

Nonnie L. Shivers
Nonnie partners with employers and managers in three primary ways: litigation avoidance through proactive counseling and training; investigations and resolutions when pre-litigation concerns arise; and litigating legally complex and factually challenging cases to defend employer’s actions. Nonnie advises and counsels private and public employers in all aspects of employment law. Nonnie regularly partners with clients to plan and implement reductions in force, severance plans and...

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