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More health care law deadlines loom

06/11/2014
Q&A with Brandon Long from the Oklahoma City law firm McAfee and Taft, on Labor Department rule changes coming for job health coverage Read More

Insurer moving its headquarters to Edmond

06/11/2014
Missouri-based insurer, Individual Assurance Co., Life, Accident and Health, or IAC, is moving its headquarters from Kansas City to Edmond after re-domiciling the company in Oklahoma. Read More

4 state companies qualify for Quality Jobs incentives

05/30/2014
Four companies have qualified for up to $7.56 million in incentive payments from the Oklahoma Quality Jobs Program for creating up to 191 new jobs in the state over the next 10 years. Read More

Q&A with Tanya Bryant

05/29/2014
Court's ruling on telecommuting can affect Oklahoma businesses Read More

OKC posts best metro jobless numbers

05/29/2014
A significant drop in unemployment shoved the Oklahoma City metro back to the top in the nation's jobless rate rankings. Read More

Temps Not So Temporary? Contract Workers Becoming More Common

05/23/2014
With the recession slowly ebbing, one thing that hasn’t faded away is short-term contract work, which has increasingly become the norm in some economic sectors. Labor activists and economists are concerned, but trade groups say such approaches benefit workers and employers alike. Read More

Congress To Consider Bipartisan Workforce Development Overhaul

05/23/2014
The nation’s workforce development system would receive a long-awaited overhaul under a bipartisan bill announced Wednesday by key committee leaders in both houses of Congress. Read More

Business People Article Included Adam Childers

05/05/2014
OCHRS friend Adam Childers was recognized for a new volunteer position with the Oklahoma City Metro Employer Council. Read More

Unemployment rate falls in Oklahoma City

04/30/2014
Unemployment is down for Oklahoma City. Read More

Jobs act changes could help Tinker add 1,300 new jobs

04/30/2014
The state Legislature is working on modifications to the Oklahoma Quality Jobs Act that are expected to bring a new aircraft maintenance facility and more than 1,300 new jobs to Oklahoma's Tinker Air Force Base, officials confirmed Tuesday. Read More