Month: May 2020

Protests and Riots Sweep the Country After Death of George Floyd

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Protests after the murder of George Floyd by a police officer have erupted across the country, along with riots and violence.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]Over Memorial Day Weekend in Minneapolis, an officer kneeled on a man’s neck while being detained. This unnecessary and disturbing action caused the death of the man, George Floyd. Protests against the officers involved and …

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Arizona Reaches Record High 12.6% Unemployment

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As Coronavirus makes its way around the world, Arizona’s economy has suffered 276,300 lost jobs in just the month of April.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]Coronavirus has caused health, mental, and financial issues for families all across the country and the state of Arizona. One particularly hard hit community is the leisure and hospitality industry. Tax revenue had fallen 57.5% …

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New Mexico Governor Believes Legal Marijuana Revenue May Help Coronavirus Economic Recovery

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]New Mexico’s Governor expresses regret that marijuana legalization did not pass last year, citing $100 million lost in potential revenue that could have been used for aid in the Coronavirus Pandemic. [/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]Gov. Michelle Lynn Lujan Grisham of New Mexico recently gave a press conference over the state’s response to economic distress brought by the Coronavirus …

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Know Your Employee Rights Before Returning to Work

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As Arizona’s businesses start to reopen, its important for both business owners and employees to understand workers’ rights.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]Arizona is set to start reopening retail businesses for curbside delivery starting May 4th. Restaurants, coffee shops, and other non-essential businesses are set to open sometime in the middle of this month. There is going to be a …

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