Many Arizona state employees become “at will”

September 14, 2012 0 COMMENTS

by Tammy Binford

Most new state government workers in Arizona soon will be at-will employees thanks to a new law overhauling the state personnel system that goes into effect September 29.

The new law consolidates nine different personnel systems in the executive branch and converts new hires, attorneys, supervisors, and several other high-level employees to at-will status. Certain employees, such as peace officers and employees within the Arizona Department of Public Safety, will be exempt from the changes.

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Wisconsin Bill Would Make It Harder for Felons to Get or Keep School, Prison Jobs

May 10, 2011 0 COMMENTS

By Saul C. Glazer, Axley Brynelson LLP

The Wisconsin General Assembly has introduced a new bill that would make it permissible for a school (see below for the specific entities covered) to fire or refuse to hire anyone with a felony conviction, regardless of how the felony relates to the employment.

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