News Review – December 21

Industry News for December 21, 2016

Minimum Wage Increase

Following the passage by voters of Proposition 206 last month, Arizona’s minimum wage will increase to $10 per hour on January 1, 2017.

The paid sick time provisions of the proposition will go into effect on July 1, 2017.

Several Chambers of Commerce and Industry have filed a lawsuit against the proposition’s minimum wage and paid sick time provisions.  They argue that the Proposition failed to identify a funding source for its costs.

Read more here: Chambers Sue to Stop Arizona’s Proposition 206’s minimum wage, paid-leave law; Business Community Files Lawsuit against Proposition 206, Arguing its Validity

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