© 2017 by DURAZZO, ECKEL & HAWKINS, PLLC

  • Eric Hawkins LinkedIn
  • Facebook Social Icon
Please reload

Follow Us

June 27, 2018

You have probably read the news of the fire which damaged a major Tucson construction project recently.  The loss estimates are substantial and all of the parties involved in the construction are likely to be affected.  Considering how this would impact your company if...

August 31, 2017

A Texas Federal Court overturned the Department of Labor’s rule which would have increase the minimum annual salary necessary to qualify for the Fair Labor Standards Act’s “white collar” exemption. The rule increased the qualifying salary from $23,660 to $47,476.

The Co...

August 29, 2017

Durazzo, Eckel & Hawkins, P.C. is pleased to announce that Neal Eckel has been recognized in the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Construction Law and Litigation. With this distinction Neal ranks in the top five percent of private practice at...

August 24, 2017

Contractors and subcontractors throughout Arizona are familiar with the Arizona Registrar of Contractors ability to cite a licensed contractor for poor workmanship.  However, many contractors are unaware that the Arizona Registrar of Contractors (“ROC”) also has the au...

January 20, 2017

Proposition 206 passed in Arizona and that means A.R.S. § 23-363 and § 23-364 are in effect as of January 1, 2017.  These statutes increase the minimum wage and create a requirement that all employers provide a sick leave benefit for their employees.

Minimum Wage

Th...

December 20, 2016

Our business and contractor clients have had numerous questions about the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act.  The primary concern for employers is how to handle employees who have a prescription for the use of marijuana, or claim to have a prescription.  Employers must be...

June 1, 2016

Contractors and Subcontractors:

The Arizona Registrar of Contractors has issued a warning regarding a bogus “Annual Compliance” mailer which has been sent out to some Arizona contractors.  The mailer appears to be from the Arizona Corporation Commission, but it is not....

January 25, 2016

We often receive questions about the “right to cancel” or “cooling off” rule.  Many people have heard about a law which allows consumers to cancel contracts within 3 days of signing, but most people don’t know the details.  In general the “cooling off” rule applies to...

October 20, 2015

In a recent ruling the NLRB substantially changed its standard for determining the status of “joint-employers.”  Previously the NLRB recognized that employers were only responsible for employees under their direct control.  The new decision came in a case involving Bro...

October 7, 2015

Our practice focuses on business and construction law, so we are able to help you resolve legal disputes through mediation and arbitration.  The cost of litigation is substantial and alternative dispute resolution (arbitration or mediation) is often the best way to go....

Please reload