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Blog Posts in January, 2015

  • New documentary examines Oklahoman Anita Hill

    Over 20 years ago, a woman from Oklahoma entered the national spotlight during the confirmation hearings of now Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. During this time period, Anita Hill's name was a household word, though many people may not remember it these days. A new documentary called "Anita" is attempting to change that. Anita Hill was a law professor who was working under Mr. Thomas at the ...
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  • How is a whistleblower protected in Oklahoma?

    Oklahomans have likely heard the term "whistleblower" in a few different contexts. There are those that expose government corruption or incompetence, and those that report criminal activity of the wealthy and powerful. In this blog, we are going to talk about whistleblowers in the context of employment and the problem of wrongful termination. There are two kinds of protections in Oklahoma for ...
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  • Wage & hour laws: what work laws apply to minors in Oklahoma?

    For many high school students in Oklahoma and the rest of the United States, it is a rite of passage: the summer job. Whether in a retail outlet in the local mall, a food service worker in a fast food joint or a lifeguard at a beach or swimming pool, many teenagers use the opportunity to increase their independence from their parents by earning their own wages. More recently, during economically ...
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  • Race is not the only form of workplace discrimination

    When Oklahoma residents hear the word "discrimination," it is likely that the first image that comes to mind is racial bias. This is understandable, given the history of the United States, as well as the current difficulties the country faces with regard to race relations. In the context of the law, however, experienced employment attorneys are well aware that other forms of discrimination exist. ...
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