House Bill 2275, which clarifies an existing tax exemption ensuring the fairness and consistency of agricultural tax, passed out of the Arizona State House of Representatives’ Ways and Means Committee yesterday. Arizona is one of only two states being taxed on fertilizer, causing many Arizona growers to cross state lines to purchase their inputs, ultimately affecting the state’s economy.

AnnaMarie Knorr

Employers who require nonexempt employees to check in to find out whether they must report to work that day must pay those employees “reporting time” under the applicable wage order. Under a sweeping Court of Appeal decision, when an employee calls in but is not put to work or is furnished less than half of their usual or scheduled day's work, they may be entitled to reporting time pay, whether or not they actually reported to work

Jason Resnick

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