Employer Liability: Oklahoma
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
- Private sector employers are generally prohibited from engaging in certain conduct during strikes or lockouts. See Unfair Labor Practices.
- The Oklahoma Whistleblower Act encourages and protects the reporting of wrongful governmental activities. See Oklahoma Whistleblower Act.
- Oklahoma employers are subject to liability for misdemeanors if an employer or the employer's agent unlawfully terminates, penalizes or discriminates against an employee. See Prohibition against Retaliation and Discrimination.
- The Oklahoma Public Employees Relations Board consists of five members who deal primarily with union formation and unfair labor practice charges. See Public Employees Relations Board.