Category Archives: Construction

Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Law

Our business and contractor clients have had numerous questions about the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act.  The primary concern for employers is how to handle employees who have a prescription for the use of marijuana, or claim to have a prescription.  Employers must be careful in addressing this issue, and unlike before the Act a positive drug test showing the presence of marijuana is not necessarily a basis for discipline. The Arizona Medical Marijuana Act prohibits an employer from terminating an employee (a patient who has been prescribed medical marijuana) for use of medical marijuana...
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NLRB Ruling Regarding the Use of Temporary Employees

In a recent ruling the NLRB substantially changed its standard for determining the status of "joint-employers."  Previously the NLRB recognized that employers were only responsible for employees under their direct control.  The new decision came in a case involving Browning-Ferris Industries of California. As stated on the NLRB's website "In the decision, the Board applies long-established principles to find that two or more entities are joint employers of a single workforce if (1) they are both employers within the meaning of the common law;  and (2) they share or codetermine those matters governing the...
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Arbitration and Mediation

Our practice focuses on business and construction law, so we are able to help you resolve legal disputes through mediation and arbitration.  The cost of litigation is substantial and alternative dispute resolution (arbitration or mediation) is often the best way to go.  Any of our attorneys can act as an arbitrator for your dispute or as a mediator to help you resolve your dispute.  We provide these services in Tucson and throughout Southern Arizona. For further information about using one of our attorneys as an arbitrator or mediator please contact any of our attorneys...
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