Be On Time
Be on time. Yes, it is that simple. Everyone's time is valuable. We all have one more thing we can do before walking down the hall for that scheduled meeting or leaving to make it on time to that lunch meeting. What this really boils down to is that we all need to honor our commitments.
When you show up late you are saying "what I was doing is more important than being on time for you." If it is worth … Read More
You're Fired: Warning Signs to Watch for that Signal You Might be Terminated
Hi, my name is Kraig Marton. I'm the head of the employment law section at our firm. As such I represent both employees and small to mid-size employers in all kinds of employment matters.
Warning Signs to Watch for That Signal You Might be Terminated
When an employee has been working at a company, I sometimes see them come in one day and get fired and it's a complete surprise. … Read More
Who is Your Customer or Client?
Of course the answer to this question is dependent on what you do, but if you don't start by answering this question you will miss out on opportunities. The answer, based on your line of work, may be a type or category of businesses or categories or people.
Some sales people think the answer is anyone and everyone, but it isn't. On the surface, if you are in pharmaceutical sales it is doctors or medical … Read More
How Pay if Paid Clauses Work in Arizona Construction Law
Hi, I'm Mark Bogard, I'm a construction law attorney with the law firm Jaburg Wilk.
What is a "Pay-if-paid" Clause?
A "pay-if-paid" clause is a condition precedent, at least those are the fancy words that we give it in the courtroom. A condition precedent is simply a condition or something that must occur before something else can happen. In a "pay-if-paid" or a "pay-when-paid" clause … Read More
What Can I Do if My Employer Has Not Paid My Wages?
Question: My employer has not paid my wages. What can I do?
Answer: In Arizona, if you are terminated from your position, your employer must pay your wages within seven days of your last working day or the next payday, whichever is sooner.
However, if you voluntarily quit your job, your employer may pay you on your next regularly scheduled payday.
If you have not been timely paid, you … Read More
Will My Commercial Liability Insurance Cover an ADA Lawsuit?
I notified my commercial liability insurance carrier of the lawsuit but they denied coverage – why?
Very few companies are able to secure insurance coverage for the defense of their ADA accessibility lawsuits. CGL carriers commonly deny coverage for these lawsuits because an “injury” under the ADA typically does not qualify as a personal injury or property damage under … Read More
Perseverance and You
Working to Obtain Your Goals
Perseverance is everything. There is no excuse to ever give up. If you doubt this, you either have had success handed to you, which happens rarely, if ever, or you come up against trying to reach a goal and pivot instead of pushing through to reach your desired result. You may even describe your pivot as a strategic change of plans based on adjusting to the circumstances. Or is it an … Read More