Yuma, AZ Wage & Hour Law

Yuma, Arizona 85364

What You Need to Know About Arizona Minimum Wage, Overtime, and Other Wage Claims

You can recover unpaid wages, overtime, and tips in Arizona if you know your rights and how to enforce them. Does your employer owe you unpaid wages or overtime? Or, maybe you need information on the breaks you’re entitled to, overtime rules, or your right to tips. If so, you'll find the information you need on this site to learn what you can do in Arizona to get the money you have earned.

Here, we answer many common questions about wage and hour law in Arizona, including:


A few things to keep in mind as you explore this site:

1. Wage and hour laws differ from state to state.

Most states have enacted their own wage and hour regulations and procedures for employees to follow if they have been treated unfairly. These regulations and procedures vary from state to state. Start by finding out about your rights to pay in Arizona.

2. Some states simply adopt the federal minimum wage and overtime standards, but most states have higher standards.

The U.S. Department of Labor  covers minimum wage, overtime, and other wage and hour matters. In states that have not adopted their own wage and hour regulations and procedures, your rights are set out by the U.S. Department of Labor. 

The Industrial Commission of Arizona is the agency that enforces labor laws in Arizona. Check there to find out more about minimum wage and overtime rules in Arizona.

The minimum wage in Arizona is $14.35 an hour. Because this is higher than the federal minimum wage of $7.25, employees in Arizona must be paid at least $14.35 an hour. 



Check Industrial Commission of Arizona to find out more.

3. You are entitled to certain payments when your employment ends.

Your final paycheck must include certain amounts, regardless of whether you resigned, were laid off, or were fired. Find out whether your former employer met Arizona’s final paycheck requirements

If you are fired, laid off or othewise let go by your employer in Arizona, your employer must pay your final paycheck within seven working days after termination or on the next regular payday, whichever is earlier. If you quit, your employer must pay your final paycheck on the next regular payday for the pay period when you quit.

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