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Arizona Revised Statutes Title 23


Article 1In General
23-101Industrial commission; members; qualifications; appointment; terms; compensation; removal
23-102Payment of salaries of commissioners
23-103Organization; quorum
23-104Seal; copies of orders or records as evidence
23-105Sites of offices and sessions; business hours; sessions and records; voting
23-106Capacity to sue and be sued; service of summons on commission
23-107General powers
23-108Director; employees; compensation and expenses
23-108.01Duties of director
23-108.02Administrative law judges
23-108.03Performance of certain powers and duties
23-109Gifts and grants
23-110Industrial commission ombudsman
Article 1In General
23-201Obtaining labor by false pretenses; civil liability; classification
23-202Exaction of fee or gratuity as condition of employment prohibited; classification
23-203Compulsion or coercion of employee or another to buy from a particular person; classification
Article 3Youth Employment
23-231Prohibited employments of persons under the age of eighteen
23-232Prohibited employments of persons under the age of sixteen
23-233Permissible hours of labor for persons under the age of sixteen; exceptions; definition
23-234Minimum age of newspaper carriers
23-236Cease and desist order; time for compliance; civil penalty
23-237Hearings on cease and desist orders
23-238Injunctive relief
23-239Violation; classification
23-240Rules and regulations
23-241Application for variation; contents; notice; denial; hearing
23-242Applicability of other laws
Article 5Hours of Labor
23-281Operation of certain railroad employers on prescribed time
23-282Underground mine employees and hoisting engineers; eight hour day; exceptions; violation; classification
23-284Laundry workers; exceptions; posting notice of hours of labor; arrangement of laundry rooms; violation; classification
23-286Operators of motor carriers and private carriers of property; record required; enforcement
23-286.01Agricultural operations
23-287Requiring railroad employee to work longer than sixteen consecutive hours; classification
Article 6Minimum Wages for Minors
23-312Powers and duties of commission
23-313Investigation of wage rates
23-314Wage board; membership; organization; quorum; compensation
23-315Classification of employments by wage board
23-316Establishment of minimum fair wage; procedure; criteria
23-317Learner and apprentice wage rates
23-318Power of wage board to administer oaths, issue subpoenas and take depositions
23-319Notice of hearing on wage matters
23-320Duty of commission to provide information to wage board
23-321Report of wage board; action by commission
23-322Directory orders
23-323Posting of wage orders
23-324Reconsideration of minimum wages in effect over a year
23-325Judicial review of commission decisions; scope of review; appeal procedure; action of reviewing court
23-326Special licenses to work for less than minimum wage
23-327Action by employee for recovery of wages; amount of recovery
23-328Contract or agreement for employment of minor at oppressive wage void
23-329Violations; classification
Article 6.1Equal Wages
23-341Equal wage rates; variations; penalties; enforcement
Article 7Payment of Wages
23-351Designation of paydays for employees; payment; exceptions; violation; classification
23-352Withholding of wages
23-353Payment of wages of discharged employee; violation; classification
23-354Preference of wages in insolvency proceedings or upon death of employer
23-355Action by employee to recover wages; amount of recovery
23-356Wage claims
23-357Investigation of wage claims
23-358Review of department determination
23-359Effect of department determination
23-361Rules and regulations
23-362Minimum wage; prohibition
Article 9Wages and Hours of Public Employees
23-391Overtime pay; work week
23-392Overtime compensation for certain law enforcement or probation officer activities; option; definitions
Article 10Division of Occupational Safety and Health
23-403Employer's duty
23-404Employee's duty
23-405Duties and powers of the industrial commission relative to occupational safety and health
23-406Division of occupational safety and health; director; appointment; qualifications; compensation
23-407Duties and powers of the division
23-408Inspection of places and practices of employment; employee initiation of investigation; violation; classification; injunction
23-409Advisory committees
23-410Development of standards and rules
23-411Temporary and experimental variances
23-412Permanent variances
23-413Protest of validity of order
23-414Emergency temporary standards
23-416De minimis violations
23-417Enforcement procedure
23-418Penalties; violation; classification
23-418.01Additional penalty for wilful or repeated violation causing employee permanent disability or death covered by workers' compensation; payment to employee; enforcement
23-419Imminent dangers
23-420Hearing rights and procedures
23-421Decisions of the administrative law judge
23-422Review board
23-423Review board rights and procedures
23-425Employee discharge or discrimination
23-426Confidentiality of trade secrets
23-427Employer recordkeeping
23-428State legal representation
23-429Employer and employee representation
23-430Political subdivision jurisdiction
23-431Standards of competency
23-432Testimony of witnesses; compensation; order of superior court to appear
23-433Consulting program
Article 11Safety Conditions for Boilers and Lined Hot Water Storage Heaters
23-473Owner's and operator's duty
23-474Duties of commission
23-475Duties of division
23-476Safety standards and regulations
23-477Notice requesting investigation
23-479Hearing rights and procedures
23-480Decisions of administrative law judge; contents; disposition and effect
23-481Decision upon review
23-482Time for compliance with order; extension of time; effect of orders
23-483Petition for special action to review lawfulness of decision, order or decision upon review; procedure
23-484Nonimpairment of other agencies
23-485Special inspectors
23-487Political subdivision jurisdiction
23-488Division inspection service
Article 12Safety Conditions for Elevators and Similar Conveyances
23-491.02Owner's and operator's duty
23-491.03Existing conveyances
23-491.04Commission powers and duties
23-491.05Division powers and duties
23-491.06Development of standards and regulations
23-491.07Certificate of inspection
23-491.08Notice requesting investigation; confidentiality; determination of grounds
23-491.10Hearing rights and procedures
23-491.11Decisions of administrative law judge; contents; disposition and effect
23-491.12Decision upon review
23-491.13Effective date of orders; time for compliance; effect of orders
23-491.14Petition for special action to review lawfulness of decision, order or decision upon review; procedure
23-491.15Nonimpairment of other agencies
Article 14Drug Testing of Employees
23-493.01Collection of samples
23-493.02Scheduling of tests
23-493.03Testing procedures
23-493.04Testing policy requirements
23-493.05Disciplinary procedures
23-493.06Employer protection from litigation
23-493.07Causes of action based on test results
23-493.08Limits to causes of action
23-493.09Confidentiality of results; access to records
23-493.10Construction; collective bargaining
23-493.11Effect of mandatory testing obligations
Article 15Noncompete Clauses
23-494Noncompete clause prohibition; broadcast employees; definitions
Article 1Vocational Rehabilitation
23-502Rehabilitation services
23-503Duties and powers
23-503.01Coordination of vocational rehabilitation services
23-504Merchandising businesses for the blind
23-506Eligibility for assistance
23-508Administrative funds
Article 2Private Employment Agents
23-521Employment agent defined
23-522Supervision of employment agents by industrial commission
23-522.01Employment advisory council; members; terms; meetings
23-522.02Council powers and duties
23-523Powers and duties of commission
23-524Investigative powers of commission
23-525Placement of labor by municipal clerks
23-526License; examination
23-527Application for license; cash deposit or surety bond; deposit
23-528Annual renewal of license; annual fees
23-529Revocation of license; hearing; notice of findings; appeal
23-530Filing of schedule of fees or charges; regulation
23-531Applicant's receipt for services of agent
23-532Return of agent's fee to applicant
23-533Duty of agent to determine truthfulness of representation made to applicants
23-534False statements or representations
23-535Splitting of fees prohibited
23-536Violations; classification
Article 3Day Labor
23-553Day labor service agency; third party employer; duties
23-562Professional employer agreements; rights; notice
23-563Registration requirements; confidentiality
23-564Initial registration; fee
23-565Renewal registration; fee
23-566Group registration
23-567Limited registration; fee
23-568Alternative registration; fee
23-569Financial capability; bonding; exception
23-571Tax obligations and incentives
23-572Services not insurance
23-573Rights; duties
23-574Covered employees; licensing
23-575Violations; classification; civil penalties; rules
23-576Professional employer organization fund; use; exemption
Article 1Definitions
23-601Declaration of policy
23-602Definitions of words and phrases
23-603Agricultural labor; definitions
23-603.01American employer
23-604Annual payroll and average annual payroll
23-605Base period
23-606Baseperiod employers
23-607Baseperiod wages
23-609Benefit year
23-609.01Hearing officers
23-610Calendar quarter
23-612.01Crew leader
23-613.01Employee; definition; exempt employment
23-614Employing unit; temporary services employer; professional employer organization; definitions
23-615.01Political subdivision or instrumentality employment
23-616Employment office
23-617Exempt employment; definition
23-618.02Institution of higher education
23-619Insured work
23-619.01Misconduct connected with the employment; wilful misconduct; evaluation
23-621.01United States
23-624Plan maintained by an employer
23-625Definition of levy
23-625.01Definition of debtor
23-625.02Definition of internal revenue code
Article 1.1Extended Benefits
23-626Eligibility period
23-628Extended benefit period
23-629Extended benefits
23-630On and off indicators
23-631Rate of insured unemployment; definition
23-632Definition of regular benefits
23-633Definition of state law
23-634Eligibility requirements for extended benefits
23-634.01Denial of benefits for failure to accept suitable work or actively seek work; definition
23-635Weekly extended benefit amount
23-636Total extended benefit amount; certain adjustments
23-637Beginning and termination of extended benefit period
23-638Credits and charges to employer accounts
23-639Applicability of other articles
Article 2Administration and Enforcement
23-642Compromise of claims for contributions
23-643Extensions of time; regulations
23-644Reciprocal arrangements
23-645Statefederal cooperation
23-648Manpower services
23-649Acquisition of lands and buildings
23-652Publications by commission
23-654Availability of records to foreign agency
23-656Enforcement of chapter
23-657Violations; classification
Article 3Decisions, Hearings and Orders
23-671Appeal tribunals
23-672Appeals board; review of board decision
23-672.01Effect of finding, judgment, conclusion or order in separate or subsequent action or proceeding; use as evidence
23-673Determination of claim on unemployment due to labor dispute
23-674Procedure in rendering decisions and orders; rights of parties; representation
23-675Depositions; oaths; attendance of witnesses; production of papers
23-676Failure to obey commission subpoena; classification
23-677Contempt by contumacy or refusal to obey subpoena of commission
23-679Fees of witnesses
23-680Notices of hearings
23-681Request for postponement of hearing; rules
23-683Exemption of claimant from fees; approval required for counsel or agent fee; violation; classification
Article 4Funds
23-701Unemployment compensation fund; administration; composition
23-702Custody of unemployment compensation fund
23-703Accounts comprising unemployment compensation fund; deposits; refunds; commingling funds prohibited
23-704Requisitions and withdrawals from accounts in unemployment compensation fund; conditions of expenditure for benefits, refunds and administration
23-705Special administration fund
23-706Use of special administration fund; transfer of funds
23-707Employment security administration fund
23-708Reimbursement of employment security administration fund
23-709Employment service account
Article 5Contributions
23-721Work records kept by employing unit; inspection by commission
23-722Reports of employing unit; information confidential; report of banking institution; disclosure of information; classification
23-722.01Employer reporting; exceptions; retention of records; unauthorized disclosure; new hire directory; definitions
23-722.02Employer request; employee disclosure; violation; classification; requirements
23-723Penalties for failure to file timely or complete contribution and wage reports
23-724Liability determinations; review; finality
23-725Employer coverage; termination; election of coverage
23-726Contributions; voluntary payment
23-727Credits and charges to employer accounts
23-728Standard rate of contribution
23-729Change from the standard contribution rate
23-730Variation and adjustment of contribution rates
23-730.01Contributions; temporary additional contributions; due dates; exceptions
23-730.02Temporary reduction of required income rates
23-731Classification of employers by benefit experience to determine contribution rates; rate when report unavailable
23-732Annual notice to employer of contribution rate; procedure for review and redetermination; quarterly notification
23-733Transfer of employer experience rating accounts to successor employer; liability of successor
23-733.01Assignments of rates; transfers of experience; violation; civil penalty; definitions
23-734Agreement by employee to pay employer contribution void
23-735Requiring or accepting payments from wages to finance employer's contribution; waiver of rights of employee; violation; classification
23-736Interest on past due contributions; deposit of interest
23-737Collection of contributions or interest; precedence of action
23-737.01Collection of amounts due by certificate for judgment
23-737.02Recovery of collection costs; fee for bad checks
23-738Delinquency assessments; interest and penalties; petition for reassessment
23-738.01Deficiency assessment; petition for reassessment
23-739Jeopardy assessment; petition for reassessment
23-740Procedure on petition for reassessment
23-741Payment of amounts in dispute
23-742Adjustment or refund of contribution; limitation
23-744Priority of claim for contributions due upon insolvency proceedings
23-745Lien for unpaid contributions, interest and penalties
23-746Superiority of lien; notice
23-746.01Satisfaction of lien; release
23-747Release of lien; bond; foreclosure and judgment against surety
23-748Effect upon lien of transfer of assets by delinquent
23-749Failure to make contributions or payments, furnish reports or produce or permit inspection of records; classification
23-750Special provisions for nonprofit organizations and state and local governments
23-751Authorizing certain state agencies and institutions of higher learning to elect to make payments in lieu of contributions
23-751.01Employment by an Indian tribe; benefits; payments in lieu of contributions; definitions
23-752Levy assessment and distraint
23-753Surrender of property subject to levy; definition
23-754Production of books
23-755Property exempt from levy
23-756Notice and sale of seized property
23-757Authority to release levy and return property
Article 5.1Shared Work Unemployment Compensation
23-762Requirements of shared work plan; approval
23-763Shared work benefits; eligibility; requirements
23-764Amount of benefits
23-765Employer contribution rates
23-766Other provisions of this chapter; department regulations; applicability
Article 5.2Job Training Employer Tax
23-769Job training employer tax
Article 6Benefits
23-771Eligibility for benefits
23-771.01Approved training; definitions
23-772Claims for benefits; notice to employer of initial claim; posting printed statements dealing with claims
23-773Examination and determination of claims
23-775Disqualification from benefits
23-776Disqualification from benefits for failure to accept suitable work; exceptions
23-777Disqualification from benefits for unemployment resulting from labor dispute; exceptions; effect on contribution rate
23-778Disqualification from benefits for fraud
23-779Amount of benefits
23-780Duration and amount of benefits
23-781Denial of benefits to certain athletes and aliens
23-782Payment of benefits
23-783Assignment or pledge of benefits void; exemption from attachment or execution; waiver of exemption void
23-784Agreement for waiver of rights void
23-785False statement, misrepresentation or nondisclosure of material fact to obtain benefits; classification
23-786False statement, misrepresentation or nondisclosure of material fact to defraud claimant; classification
23-787Repayment of and deductions for benefits obtained by claimants not entitled to benefits; collection
23-788Recovery of trade act overpayments
23-789Recovery of child support obligations; definitions
23-789.01Recovery of uncollected overissuance of food stamp coupons; definitions
23-790Recovery on behalf of foreign agency of benefits paid through nondisclosure or misrepresentation of material fact
23-791Benefits reduced by pension payment; definition
23-792Voluntary withholding; income tax
23-793Qualified transient lodging employment; definition
23-794School bus contractors with educational institutions; definition
Article 7General Provisions
23-798Reservation of legislative authority; no vested rights
Article 1In General
23-801Liability of employer
23-802Declaration of policy
23-803Hazardous occupations
23-804Posting of notices by employer
23-805Right of action for damages; twoyear limitation
23-806Contributory negligence or assumption of risk as question of fact; effect of comparative negligence on damages
23-807Agreement exempting employer from liability void; setoffs by employer
23-808Limitation on attorney's fee; violation; classification
Article 1Scope of Workers' Compensation
23-901; Version 2Definitions
23-901.01Occupational disease; proximate causation; definitions
23-901.02Liability of last employer; exception
23-901.03Appointment of committee of medical consultants for claims; qualifications, powers, duties and compensation
23-901.04Compensation precluded by misconduct, selfexposure or disobedience of orders of commission; definition
23-901.05Occupational disease aggravated by other disease or other disease aggravated by occupational disease; effect on compensation
23-901.06Volunteer workers
23-901.07Handicapped persons in vocational training; definition
23-901.08Professional employer organizations
23-902Employers subject to chapter; exceptions
23-903Application of chapter to persons engaged in interstate commerce; limitation
23-904Effect of injury without the state; right to compensation of outofstate employee injured within state
23-905Minor employees; limitation on payment of lump sum award; additional compensation
23-906Liability under chapter or under common law of employer securing compensation; carriers; service representatives; right of employee to make election; procedure for making election
23-907Liability of employer failing to secure compensation; defenses; presumption; right of employee to compensation under chapter; information exchange; civil penalties; settlement of disputed claim
23-908Injury reports by employer and physician; schedule of fees; violation; classification
23-909Motion picture exemption
23-910Exemption for licensees
Article 2Administration and Enforcement
23-921Administration of chapter
23-926Inspection of employer records; noncompliance by employer; penalty
23-927Power to enter places of employment
23-928Investigation by agents
23-929Enforcement of chapter
23-930Unfair claim processing practices; bad faith; civil penalties
23-932Violations; classification
23-933Priority of judgment against assets of employer
Article 3Orders and Hearings
23-941Hearing rights and procedure
23-942Awards of administrative law judge; contents; disposition and effect
23-943Decision upon review
23-944Effective date of orders; time for compliance; effect of orders
23-945Petition for hearing on validity of order; procedure; substitution of order
23-946Action asserting invalidity of order; limitation; venue and procedure
23-946.01Stay of court proceedings pending determination of issues by commission
23-947Time within which hearing must be requested; definition
23-948Jurisdiction of actions concerning orders or petitions for writ of mandamus; right of appeal
23-949Effect of action concerning order; procedure to stay order
23-950Priority of actions
23-951Writ of certiorari to review lawfulness of award, order or decision upon review; procedure
23-952Continuation of order or award pending hearing or appeal
23-953Notice of award; effect of petition for hearing or appeal; overpayment
Article 4Providing for Compensation
23-961Methods of securing compensation by employers; deficit premium
23-961.01Selfinsurance pools
23-962Insurance by governmental units; payment of premiums
23-963Provisions of compensation insurance policy
23-963.01Policies with deductible coverage
23-964Posting notice of compliance with compensation law
23-966Failure of employer or insurance carrier to pay claim or comply with commission order; reimbursement of funds
23-967Deduction of premium from employee wage or salary; violation; classification
23-968Notification to employer by carrier
23-969Satisfaction of lien; release
Article 5Compensation Fund
23-981State compensation fund; purpose; composition; administration; powers and duties
23-981.01Board of directors of state compensation fund; manager of state compensation fund; appointment and powers
23-982Audit of fund
23-983Determination of rates, surplus and reserves
23-984Misrepresentation of payroll, job description, job function or loss history affecting premium payment; penalty; violation; classification
23-986Applicability of title 20 to fund; exemption of other statutory provisions; insufficient assets; insurance director duties
Article 6Insurance Under Compensation Fund
23-1001Delivery of insurance contract or policy to employer
23-1005Reinsurance by state compensation fund
23-1006Issuance of liability insurance by state compensation fund
Article 7Right to Compensation
23-1021Right of employee to compensation; definitions
23-1021.01Peace officers; fire fighters; employment status
23-1022Compensation as exclusive remedy for employees; definition; exceptions; public agency employees
23-1023Liability of third person to injured employee; election of remedies
23-1024Choice of remedy as waiver of alternate remedy
23-1025Agreement by employee to waive compensation or to pay premium void; unlawful collection of premium; classification
23-1026Periodical medical examination of employee; effect of refusal or obstruction of examination or treatment
23-1027Compensation precluded by neglect or refusal of employee to submit to treatment
23-1028False statements or representations to obtain compensation; forfeiture; classification; definition
23-1029Repeal of chapter; effect on rights of parties; disposition of funds
23-1030Effect on employers' liability law
23-1031Persons incarcerated; suspension of benefits
Article 8Amount of Compensation
23-1041Basis for computing compensation; definition
23-1042Basis for computing average monthly wage of minor permanently incapacitated
23-1043Hernias classified for compensation purposes
23-1043.01Heartrelated and mental cases
23-1043.02Human immunodeficiency virus; establishing exposure; definition
23-1043.03Hepatitis C; establishing exposure; definition
23-1044Compensation for partial disability; computation
23-1045Compensation for total disability; permanent total disability defined
23-1046Death benefits
23-1047Procedure for determining compensation for partial disability and permanent total disability in cases not enumerated; procedure for determining nonscheduled dependency and duration of compensation to partial dependents in death cases
Article 9Payment of Compensation
23-1061Notice of accident; form of notice; claim for compensation; reopening; payment of compensation
23-1061.01Treatment by prayer or spiritual means
23-1062Medical, surgical, hospital benefits; commencement of compensation; method of compensation
23-1063Apportionment of compensation
23-1064Presumptions of dependency; determination
23-1065Special fund; purposes; investment committee
23-1066Minor or incompetent claimant; appointment of guardian ad litem; procedure
23-1067Commutation of compensation to lump sum payment
23-1068Assignment of compensation; exemption from attachment or execution; payment to nonresident
23-1069Attorney's fees; payment; time limitation
23-1070Medical, surgical and hospital benefits provided by employer
23-1070.01Request for early hearing; stipulation; action of commission
23-1071Notice by disabled employee of absence from locality or state; failure to give notice; change of doctor
23-1072Autopsy in death claims; effect of refusal by claimant
23-1073Processing of prior claims
Article 10Administrative Fund
23-1081Administrative fund; purposes and administration
Article 11Assigned Risk Plan
23-1091Assigned risk plan
Article 1Right to Work
23-1302Prohibition of agreements denying employment because of nonmembership in labor organization
23-1303Illegality of acts or agreements violating article; strike or picketing for illegal purpose
23-1304Prohibition of threatened or actual interference with a person, his family or property to compel him to join labor organization, strike or leave employment
23-1305Prohibition of conspiracy to induce persons to refuse to work with persons not members of labor organization
23-1306Civil liability of person violating article
23-1307Injunctive relief from injury resulting from violation of article
Article 2Picketing and Secondary Boycotts
23-1323Injunctive relief; damages
23-1324Violations; classification
Article 3Contracts of Employment Contrary to Public Policy
23-1341Invalidity of employment agreement not to join, become or remain member of labor or employers' organization
23-1342Compelling or coercing another not to join labor union as requisite to employment; classification
Article 4Blacklisting
23-1361Blacklist; definition; exceptions; privileged communications; immunity
23-1362Blacklisting; classification
Article 5Agricultural Employment Relations
23-1381Declaration of policy
23-1383Rights of employees
23-1384Rights of employer
23-1385Unfair labor practices; definition
23-1386Agricultural employment relations board; members; terms; appointment
23-1387Powers and duties
23-1388Officers and employees of the board
23-1389Representatives and elections
23-1390Prevention of unfair labor practices
23-1391Investigatory powers
23-1392Violation; classification
23-1393Court jurisdiction
23-1394Scope of article
Article 6Organizational Rights
23-1411Public safety employee organizational rights; definition
23-1412Department of public safety; employee organizations; terms and conditions of employment; definition
Article 1General Provisions
23-1501Severability of employment relationships; protection from retaliatory discharges; exclusivity of statutory remedies in employment
23-1502Constructive discharge

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