US Supreme Court Draft Regarding Roe v. Wade

Attorney Don Loose discusses the unprecedented leak of the US Supreme Court draft regarding Roe v. Wade.

Homeowner’s Rights

Attorney Don Loose discusses “Homeowner’s Rights” within planned communities with Homeowner’s Associations (HOAs).

Bills Proposed by the Arizona Legislature in the Last Session

Attorney Don Loose discusses a few of the 1,774 bills proposed by the Arizona legislature in the last session, particularly regarding new rules for voting.

Legal News About COVID-19

A See’s employee initiated a wrongful death lawsuit against her employer. She claims that See’s did not provide a safe workplace, as required by OSHA.

Legislative Privilege in Arizona

If an Arizona citizen claims a sincerely held religious belief, they may be exempt from vaccine mandates. Questions abound about what makes a religious belief “sincerely held”.

Arizona’s General Effective Day

On September 29, 2021, Arizona’s “General Effective Day” (90 days after the adjournment of the legislative session) 445 new laws went into effect.

Requirements for COVID Vaccines / Masks? A Scorecard Would Be Helpful

Certain school districts in Arizona including Tucson USD and Phoenix USD are requiring that students and staff wear masks.

Employers can require COVID-19 Vaccines

The EEOC says, in general, it is NOT improper for employers to require that employees be vaccinated as a condition of continued employment.

More about employers requiring COVID-19 Vaccines

 The federal EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) chimes in with guidelines about whether employers can require all workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. 

Can employers mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for employees?

Rather than taking the hard line of terminating workers who do not get the vaccine, perhaps they would find it more advantageous to encourage their employees and/or incentivize them to get vaccinated.

Executive order removes all COVID restrictions in the state

Last week the Governor of Arizona created an executive order removing all COVID restrictions in the state, including requiring face coverings.

Require a Mask? It’s up to Business Owners

Arizona House Bill 2770, which passed this month, says business owners may disregard any city or county mask mandates for their customers and employees.