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Frequently Asked Questions about Wage Payment Laws
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  1. How often does an employer have to pay its employees?
  2. If a holiday falls on the scheduled payday, can an employer pay its employees on the next regular workday?
  3. Can an employer pay its employees once per month?
  4. What is Arizona’s minimum wage and does Arizona have an overtime law?
  5. When must an employer pay someone who has been terminated?
  6. When must an employer pay someone who has quit?
  7. When may an employer withhold an employee’s wages?
  8. What can be done if an employer is not paying wages in accordance with the State’s Wage Payment Laws?
  9. What if the employer is found to be in violation of the State’s Wage Payment Laws?
  10. What if I have more specific questions?
Rev 11/2015