Overtime Rule May Be Issued Faster Under New DOL Leadership

Allen Smith, J.D., Roy Maurer and Dana Wilkie write that employers can expect to see change more quickly at the Department of Labor (DOL), including issuance of a final overtime rule perhaps as soon as by the end of the year, now that the department is under new leadership—new Acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella. Read More

Business viewpoint: Scooters, rental bikes create new risks for employers

If you have spent any time lately around downtown, you have probably seen numerous people riding electric scooters, or seen them parked on sidewalks. Read this story featuring Tulsa attorney Gerald L Jackson with Crowe & Dunlevy and it's litigation and trial group. Read More

Employers Add 224,000 Jobs in June

U.S. employers added 224,000 jobs in June Read More

DOL Offers Wage and Hour Compliance Tips in Three Opinion Letters

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued three new opinion letters addressing how to comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) when rounding employee work hours and other wage and hour issues. Read More

Employer-Provided Student Loan Benefit Would Play Role in Assessing Job Opportunities

More than one-half of working Americans said employer-provided student loan repayment benefits would play a role in how they evaluate job opportunities, according to new research from SHRM — the Society for Human Resource Management. Read More

2018 Chapter Excel Award Announced

OCHRS has been awarded the 2018 Platinum Excel Award! Read More

Using social media in background checks can be risky for employers

Questions and Answers with Evan Way, an attorney with Crowe & Dunlevy. Read More

Some medical inquiries are permissible during hiring

Questions and Answers with Tanya Bryant, director and labor & employment attorney with Crowe and Dunlevy, Oklahoma City, plus General Counsel to OCHRS Read More

It's best to involve several in hiring process

Questions and Answers with Dr. Nathan Mellor, an author, speaker, CEO of C3 Brands and president of Strata Leadership, our 2019 Strategic Sponsor for OCHRS. Read More

Doing business by email can cause legal concerns

Questions and Answers with Michelle Campney, attorney with Phillips Murrah Law firm. Read More