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Arizona Executives Don’t Vacation Without Smartphone


BMO Harris Bank released a study today that found that most business owners and executives in Arizona do not truly “get away from it all” when it comes to vacationing. Seventy-three percent of the respondents admit to checking their work emails during their time off; albeit 11 percent lower than the national average. “Gadgets such… Read More →

For Employers, Time Is The New Currency

With all the cost cutting employers have had to do during the recent recession to stay afloat, it’s comforting to know that a key employee benefit near and dear to everyone’s heart has survived — paid vacations. According to a WorldatWork research report, Paid Time Off Programs and Practices*, a majority of U.S. employers still… Read More →

The Buzz on AZNow.Biz – October 25, 2010

Arizona Business Magazine's Editor-in-Chief Janet Perez

There’s a lot of information headed your way, starting with our Buzz story. There’s a new health-care model that combines a doctor’s regular practice with  special one-on-one care for wealthy patients. It’s called hybrid-concierge care. Our health columnist, Dr. Michael Covalciuc, says we have to create our own health screening strategies. Our work force columnist,… Read More →

Caring For A Relative Injured During Active Military Service Now Permitted Under FMLA


Most Arizona employers associate the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) with employee time off to care for an ailing parent or spouse or to tend to a newborn baby or newly adopted child. Since early this year, the list of reasons for granting extended employee leaves has become longer, and in some cases, so has… Read More →