5 Big things small employers need to know about paying employees

By Bobbie Fox
CopperPoint Mutual attorney

It’s National Small Business Week, so here are five essential employee pay items small business owners need to remember:

1.  Pay at least minimum wage
One of the first things an employee wants to know is how much does the job pay. There is a federal minimum wage and a state minimum wage, and they are not always the same. Arizona employers should look to the Arizona Industrial Commission website to find the current minimum wage is $7.90 an hour. Continue reading