Oklahoma City Attorneys. Legal Excellence with You in Mind.

Blog Posts in February, 2015

  • What does 'employment-at-will' mean in Oklahoma?

    For many people, especially those who have been working for one employer for many years, their workplace is almost like a second home. This can sometimes lead to a sense of security in the fact that, unless one does something very wrong, his or her employer can't just suddenly terminate the relationship. Unfortunately, in many cases, this premise is not correct. Ever since the late 19th-century , ...
    Continue Reading
  • Some preparation can help Oklahoma employers avoid litigation

    As an employer in Oklahoma, you know that your interests and your employees' interests often coincide. After all, you need their help to keep the business running, and they need the company to do well so they can remain employed and possibly advance in position and wage. Unfortunately, there are times that conflicts arise between management and labor, and sometimes those conflicts end up in court. ...
    Continue Reading
  • What is an "essential function" for ADA claims in Oklahoma?

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal statute designed to protect people in Oklahoma and elsewhere from discrimination based on physical or mental impairments. It prohibits employers from discriminating or taking adverse action against an employee or prospective employee based on his or her status as a disabled person. In terms of the hiring process, however, the ADA does not ...
    Continue Reading
  • What does 'at will' employment mean in Oklahoma?

    Residents of Oklahoma may have heard the term "at will" employment bandied about from time to time. While it may seem self-explanatory, sometimes there is confusion as to what it entails. What does this term mean and how does it affect employer-employee relations in the state? The "at will" employment doctrine has a long history in the United States. While many industrialized countries have ...
    Continue Reading
Page 1 of 1