DOL issues final rule on paid sick leave for federal contractors
On September 7, 2015, President Obama signed Executive Order 13706, an order that requires federal contractors to provide paid sick
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NLRB’s new ‘joint employer’ standard threatens business interests
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) demonstrated intent to change the traditional employer-employee relationship to broaden unionization in the United
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Misclassification of workers just got riskier for Oklahoma employers
For years, we have been warning employers of the dangers of misclassifying workers as independent contractors when they are actually
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JurisIQ Learning Center adds Spanish‑language courses
The JurisIQ Learning Center, an online training service provided by the law firm of McAfee & Taft, has announced its
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Must be qualified to apply
When someone contends they have been discriminatorily denied employment, whether the individual was truly qualified often becomes the primary issue.
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Lessons in dealing with an ‘equal opportunity’ harasser
A new opinion released by the Tenth Circuit provides practical tips to employers dealing with multiple employee complaints alleging generalized
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Court rules unauthorized absence justifies firing
The federal appeals court that covers Oklahoma recently ruled in favor of Dillon Companies, Inc., a Kansas corporation that does
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OSHA prohibition on post-accident testing requires immediate action by employers
One of the most common matters that we assist our clients in understanding is the set of legal parameters under
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Attack on waivers of class action claims
Some companies ask their employees to sign arbitration agreements requiring them to arbitrate any disputes about their employment, rather than
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Revisiting the direct threat defense under the ADA
One of the defenses available to an employer under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the idea that an
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