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Arizona Industrial Commission

State Forestry Division hit with $559,000 fine for Yarnell fire actions

PHOENIX — The state Industrial Commission voted Wednesday to impose the maximum permissible $559,000 penalty on the state Forestry Division after the deaths in June of 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots battling the Yarnell Hill Fire.

December 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Fine sought in Arizona firefighters' deaths

Fine sought in Arizona firefighters' deaths

PHOENIX — Arizona's workplace safety agency on Wednesday recommended that the state Forestry Division pay a nearly $560,000 fine in the deaths of 19 firefighters. The citations proposed by the Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health say forestry officials managing the Yarnell Hil…

December 04, 2013 1:32 pm Related Loading…

State minimum wage takes a small step up

PHOENIX — Come January, Arizona’s minimum-wage workers will be able to afford an extra Big Mac a week — but not if they want fries and a drink with it.

October 17, 2013 12:15 amLoading…

Court OKs raids on fund for injured workers

PHOENIX - Arizona lawmakers are free to raid cash for injured workers in the State Compensation Fund to balance the budget, the state Court of Appeals ruled Friday.

November 24, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Minimum wage in Arizona set to go up 15¢

PHOENIX - Workers at the bottom of the state's pay scale will soon be able to afford 2 more gallons of milk and a loaf of bread a week.

October 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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