Does This Law Apply to My Organization in Oklahoma?

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Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

Below are some of the most significant employment-related Oklahoma laws applying to private employers and which employers must comply with each law. Be aware that there are other laws an employer might need to follow that are not listed here.


Law* Covered Employers**
Administrative Workers' Compensation Act (AWCA) All employers
Freedom of Conscience Act All employers
Genetic Nondiscrimination in Employment Act All employers
Oklahoma Anti-Discrimination Act (OADA) All employers
Oklahoma Asbestos Control Act (OACA) All employers
Oklahoma Employment Security Act All employers
Oklahoma Minimum Wage Act Employers not subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act that have at least 10 full-time employees and/or that gross more than $100,000 annually
Protection of Labor Act (PLA) All employers
Smoking in Public Places and Indoor Workplaces Act All employers
Standards for Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Act All employers

*Laws link to primary coverage on XpertHR.com; the law may be addressed in other places on XpertHR.com as well.

**Where "All employers" is listed, there may still be limited exceptions, such as agricultural employers or employers that employ only family members.