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FLSA Final Rules on Overt…

FLSA Final Rules on Overtime

In 2014, President Obama directed the Department of Labor (“DOL”) to update the regulations defining which white collar workers are protected by the Fair Labor Standard Act’s (“FLSA”) minimum wage and overtime standards. Last month the DOL…
New EEOC Guidance on Leav…

New EEOC Guidance on Leave and the ADA

On May 9, 2016, the EEOC published new guidance entitled Employer-Provided Leave and the Americans with Disabilities Act. The guidance is intended to help educate employers about workplace leave as a reasonable accommodation under the ADA. The EEOC g…
New FMLA Poster & Guidanc…

New FMLA Poster & Guidance

The Department of Labor (“DOL”) has issued a new general FMLA Notice that employers may post in its workplaces. The DOL also issued a new guide to help employers administer the FMLA. Under the FMLA, an FMLA-covered employer must post a copy of th…
Limitations on Damages Un…

Limitations on Damages Under the Oklahoma Anti-Discrimination Act Upheld by the Oklahoma Supreme Court

Read the full article, “Limitations on Damages Under the Oklahoma Anti-Discrimination Act Upheld by the Oklahoma Supreme Court,” by Kimberly Lambert Love and J. Miles McFadden in The Oklahoma Bar Journal,Vol. 85, No. 20, August 2014.
Oklahoma Legislature Appr…

Oklahoma Legislature Approves “Anti-Raiding” Provisions in Employee Contracts

Senate Bill 1031, signed by the Governor on April 23, 2013, confirms by statute that it is permissible for businesses or individuals to contract with an employee or independent contractor to prohibit the solicitation of other employees or independent…
Oklahoma Legislature Rewr…

Oklahoma Legislature Rewrites Workers’ Compensation System and Includes Reforms to Retaliation Claims

On May 6, 2013, Governor Mary Fallin signed into law Senate Bill 1062. The new law replaces Oklahoma’s adversarial court-based workers’ compensation system with an administrative system and provides an opportunity for employers to opt-out of the…
The U.S. Supreme Court Ru…

The U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Third-Party Claims

Read the full article, “Thompson v. North American Stainless: The U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Third-Party Claims,” by Kimberly Lambert Love co-author in The Oklahoma Bar Journal, Vol. 82, No. 26, October 2011.
Oklahoma Legislature Bars…

Oklahoma Legislature Bars Public Policy Discrimination Tort Claims

Read the full article, “Oklahoma Legislature Bars Public Policy Discrimination Tort Claims,” by J. Miles McFadden co-author, in The Oklahoma Bar Journal, Vol. 82, No. 26, October 2011.
Final ADAAA Regulations T…

Final ADAAA Regulations Take Effect

Read the full article, “Final ADAAA Regulations Take Effect: The EEOC Further Broadens the Definition of Disability: The EEOC Further Broadens the Definition of Disability,” by Mary L. Lohrke and Shannon P. Wheeler in The Oklahoma Bar Jou…
Think Twice Before Sendin…

Think Twice Before Sending that Email

Read the full article, “Think Twice Before Sending that Email,” by Kimberly Lambert Love in the June 16, 2011 edition of Tulsa World.
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