Temps Not So Temporary? Contract Workers Becoming More Common

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

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

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

Unemployment is down for Oklahoma City. Read More

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

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

Q&A with Teah Corley

As health care costs increase, employers face budgeting choices. Read More

Aircraft company to return to metro

Commander Aircraft Corp. will establish a service and manufacturing headquarters at the University of Oklahoma's Max Westheimer Airport, Norman. Read More

Internships typically viewed as employment

Q&A column between The Oklahoman writer Paula Burkes and Tanya S. Bryant, attorney with the firm Crowe & Dunlevy Internships typically viewed as employment, earn minimum wage Read More

Tapstone Energy seeks job incentives

The Oklahoma City Economic Development Trust is being asked to approve job incentives totaling $1.45 million to Tapstone Energy as it seeks to establish a new headquarters in Bricktown creating 150 new jobs over the next five years. Read More

Cities banned from setting own minimum wage levels

Oklahoma's cities and counties are banned from setting their own minimum wage standards under a bill signed into law Monday by Gov. Mary Fallin. Read More