CLS helps ensure safe job conditions, unemployment insurance, wages earned and freedom from discrimination.

Through community education, advocacy, self-help assistance, community collaboration and direct representation our attorneys strive to empower low-wage workers to fight for their rights in the workplace. Legal assistance and representation is provided to workers from various industries in all of our service counties in the state of Arizona.

Special services for farmworkers throughout the state of Arizona are also available. Visit Community Legal Services' statewide Agricultural Worker Program for more information.

Community Legal Services also has special services for clients with federal income tax issues. For more information please visit our Low Income Tax Clinic.

Community Legal Services promotes the rights of working people to a safe, living wage job free from discrimination and harassment, and assist low-wage workers with a range of work place issues including payment of wages, access to unemployment benefits, proper benefits, employee status and discrimination.

Types of Cases in which the Employment Unit may assist:

  • Unemployment
  • Unpaid Wages
  • Discrimination Claims
  • Misclassification of Employment
  • Improper or Denied Employment Benefits
  • Non Compete Clauses
  • Motions to Set Aside Criminal Records

If you would like a speaker on any of the above topics to address your organization concerning Employment Rights in Arizona please email your request to

If you are unsure whether your employment issue falls within these issues, please do not hesitate to contact our office.

  • For information from the State Bar of Arizona concerning your rights as an employee, click here
  • For information about unemployment, click here