Disabilities (ADA): Oklahoma
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- In addition to the federal equal opportunity laws, Oklahoma employers must comply with a number of state and local antidiscrimination laws, including the Oklahoma Anti-Discrimination Act (the "Act" or OADA). See Disability Discrimination in Oklahoma Anti-Discrimination Act.
- Oklahoma law prohibits discrimination against individuals because of genetic information or disability. Only legal entities, institutions and organizations may be sued under the Act; individuals are not subject to suit.
- At least one Oklahoma city has enacted an ordinance prohibiting discrimination in employment that is similar to the Oklahoma Anti-Discrimination Act and Title VII. See Local Ordinances.