Co-worker’s racial statements may support discrimination claim
As a recent ruling by a Tulsa federal court shows, an employer may be held liable for the racial bias
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Texas court stops DOL effort to expand overtime
The November 22 ruling by a Texas federal court delays implementation of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) new regulations
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Appeals court rules overtime pay does not include per diem amount
Recently, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals – the federal court of appeals that covers Oklahoma – ruled that employers
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OSHA delays enforcement of limitations on post-accident drug testing
In previous articles, we discussed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) new rule regarding the reporting of workplace injuries
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Are you a joint employer?
Are you an employer who uses temporary employees, staffing agencies or independent contractors? Use of such contingent or contract workers
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Court finds Onionhead a religion in reverse religious discrimination case
Many of you who read the headline about “Onionhead” being considered a religion in the context of a discrimination case
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OSHA further delays enforcement of post-accident testing ban
In a previous article, we outlined the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) new final rules regarding the reporting of
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Faragher/Ellerth defense used to defeat Oklahoma Anti-Discrimination Act claim
As a recent ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit shows, the same employer defenses used
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2016 presidential election dynamics in the workplace: Free speech? ‘You’re fired’
None of us are immune from this year’s presidential election dynamics. Disrespect and name-calling seem more prevalent than policy discussions.
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Employee fired while on FMLA leave: Why it was OK
Don’t get me wrong: Firing an employee while they are on a Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) absence is
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