Court OK’s termination of diabetic employee for misconduct
A recent federal appeals court decision case upheld an employer’s termination of a diabetic employee for misconduct, despite the employee’s
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EmployerLINC17: ‘Back to Basics’
The times they are a-changin’. The transition of power from one administration to another means changes in leadership at the
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Attack on an employer’s promotion decision
Are you prepared to defend a promotion or hiring decision when someone accuses you of discrimination? That’s when an employer
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Don’t bet the farm on March (legal) Madness
March is upon us, which means spring is near and the sweet smell of tournament brackets will soon fill the
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What not to do in wage and hour investigations
Last month the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a $2.1 million dollar judgment entered against a Tulsa restaurant for
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Cybersecurity and employee benefit plans
Brandon Long Cody Griffin While cyber attacks on financial institutions, email accounts and retailers are nothing new, the reality is
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New White House memorandum likely to result in delay of fiduciary rule
Last Friday, President Trump issued a memorandum for the U.S. Secretary of Labor that seems likely to result in the
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Court rules employer not able to accommodate pregnant employee
A recent ruling by the federal appeals court that covers Oklahoma reminds employers that they must treat pregnant employees with
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No medical report means no accommodation
I’m proud to be an Okie from Muskogee — “Okie from Muskogee” by Merle Haggard and Roy Edward Burris (1969)
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Federal court ruling means OSHA drug testing limitations are now live
As we discussed here, and here, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration made waves earlier this year with its
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