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Budget proposal includes paid family leave for mothers, fathers

06/14/2017
Question and Answer with Nathan Whatley, labor and employment attorney with McAfee and Taft Read More

Asking job applicants about salary history merits consideration of legal risks

06/06/2017
Questions and Answers with Tony Puckett, attorney with McAfee and Taft Read More

Gov. Fallin Signs Budget Bill, Highlights Successes in 2017 Legislative Session

06/02/2017
Governor Mary Fallin today signed the Fiscal Year 2018 budget bill (Senate Bill 860) into law, which closes an $878 million shortfall, maintains common education funding at current levels, and prevents the closings of hospitals and nursing homes. The 2018 fiscal year appropriated budget will be $6,830,177,825. It is $37,782,641, or 0.55 percent less than the revised fiscal year 2017 appropriated budget, which includes supplementals and the revenue failure. Read More

Where to start a career? Most Oklahoma grads stay in state

05/21/2017
Read about Oklahoma City and Tulsa in this article about the job potential in Oklahoma for our college graduates Read More

Prudent Employers May Want to Self-inspect I-9 Documents

05/17/2017
Questions and Answers with Mary Snyder, attorney with the firm Crowe & Dunlevy. Read More

HR Job Outlook Remains Robust

05/12/2017
The outlook is robust for human resource management job opportunities. The HR profession continues to grow in importance to oversee the talent management and productivity strategies that ultimately impact every organization’s bottom line. Read More

Train all employees on sexual harassment to avoid liability

05/04/2017
Questions and Answers with Chris Thrutchley, a shareholder attorney with GableGotwals. Read More

Defense department promotes cooperation between Reserve members, employers

04/26/2017
Questions and Answers with Gary H. Foster, state chairman for Oklahoma Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. The OESGR is our October chapter meeting sponsor. Read More

Many states are moving toward mandated family leave

04/21/2017
Questions and Answers with Adam Childers, from the law firm Crowe & Dunlevy and co-chair of the firm's labor and employment practice group. Read More

With Gorsuch's Swearing in, Employers Should Watch for Cases Involving Workplace Issues

04/14/2017
Questions & Answers with Vic Albert, attorney with the law firm Ogletree Deakins. Read More