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  • Medical Marijuana Now Legal in Oklahoma

    Date:
    July 27, 2018

    Under a new law, Oklahoma employers may not discriminate against any registered medical marijuana user in hiring, termination or any other terms or conditions of employment. Oklahoma joins at least 30 other states that have legalized medical marijuana in some form.

  • Overtime Rule Target of Lawsuit by 21 States

    Date:
    September 20, 2016

    Several states have filed a lawsuit asking a federal court to nullify new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulations from the US Department of Labor (DOL) before they take effect December 1.

  • Workers' Compensation Opt-Out Law Struck Down by Oklahoma Supreme Court

    Date:
    September 16, 2016

    In Vasquez v. Dillard's, Inc., the Oklahoma Supreme Court struck down the state Employee Injury Benefit Act (Opt Out Act), which allows employers to opt out of the state workers' compensation system.

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