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

DOL proposes employer-friendly rules for regular pay rate definition, joint employer liability

Questions and Answers with Kristin Simpsen, an attorney with McAfee & Taft law firm Read More

'Safety-sensitive' medical marijuana changes may be delayed

Questions and Answers with Adam Childers, attorney and director at Crowe and Dunlevy Read More

What Oklahoma Employers Should Know

Stefan Mecke, OKHR Legislative V.P. provides his update on Oklahoma recently approving the Unity Bill, legislation which amends the State’s current treatment of medical marijuana under State Question 788. The Unity Bill’s new laws provide Oklahoma employers additional rights which may trigger a need for employers to review and update their existing employment policies. Read More