Arizona’s minimum wage is currently $12.
The minimum wage will increase each year beginning on January 1, 2021 based on the increase in the cost of living from the previous year.
Flagstaff’s minimum wage is $13.
Employees who receive tips may be paid a cash wage of $3.00 an hour less than the minimum wage if the cash wage and tips total at least the state minimum wage.
Employers in the 9th Circuit, which includes Arizona, may not require or coerce employees who customarily receive tips to share those tips with those who do not, such as “back of house” employees like kitchen workers, managers, and janitors.
Arizona does not have any state laws governing overtime requirement. However, the Fair Labor Standards Act always applies and requires that non-exempt employees be paid 1.5 times their regular rate of pay for all hours worked over 40 in a workweek.
The federal overtime rule stipulates that the minimum salary requirement for administrative, professional, and executive exemptions is $684 per week, or $35,568 per year. Workers making at least this salary level may be eligible for overtime based on their job duties.
Arizona does not have any laws requiring employers to provide meal breaks.
Under federal law, employers are not required to provide meal periods or breaks, but if they do, breaks less than 20 minutes must be paid.
Meal periods, usually 30 minutes or longer, do not need to be paid if the employee is free to do as they wish during the break.
Arizona does not require employers to provide rest breaks.
If they do, breaks less than 20 minutes must be paid.