Oklahoma

Wrongful Termination and Working Conditions

Know the Law

  • Age Discrimination

    There are at least three federal laws which prohibit discrimination on the bases of age. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
  • Age Discrimination in Employment

    Portion of the United States Code, Title 29-Labor, Chapter 14-Age Discrimination in Employment. 29 USC §621 Content Detail

    By:
    U. S. Code
  • Can My Employer Punish Me for Making a Complaint about Safety and Health Concerns?

    It is illegal for your employer to punish you for complaining to the Occupational Health & Safety Administration. This explains what you can do and who you can contact if you are punished for filing a complaint Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
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    Spanish / Español
  • Can You Dig It? Safety & Health Guide for Young Workers in Landscaping, Greenhouses, & Nurseries

    This guide was created especially for young workers in the landscaping, greenhouse, and nursery industries. It provides important information about how to work safely, such as how to protect yourself from pesticides, heat stress, electrocution, and slips and trips. It also outlines what rights you have as a young worker. Content Detail

    By:
    Environmental Protection Agency
  • Consumer Credit Protection Act, Wage Garnishment Law Provisions

    The CCPA protects employees from discharge by their employers because their wages have been garnished for any one debt, and limits the amount of an employee's earnings that may be garnished in any one week. Content Detail

    By:
    US Department of Labor
  • Don't Pay for a Promise - Job Scams

    This video has details on how you can spot and steer clear of job scammers, and how to report rip-offs to the FTC. Read More

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
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    Spanish / Español
  • Employer Responsibilities under OSHA

    Employers have certain responsibilities under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. Content Detail

    By:
    US Department of Labor
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    Spanish / Español
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

    The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides certain employees with up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year. It also requires that their group health benefits be maintained during the leave. FMLA is designed to help employees balance their work and family responsibilities by allowing them to take reasonable unpaid leave for certain family and medical reasons. It also seeks to accommodate the legitimate interests of employers and promote equal employment opportunity for men and women. This web page contains information and links to: (1) laws and regulations, (2) facts sheets, (3) compliance guides for employers, (4) answers to common questions about the FMLA, and much more. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Labor
  • Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination (Questions and Answers)

    This webpage lists frequently asked questions and answers about federal laws that prohibit employers from discriminating against their employees and applicants for their jobs. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • FSLA Overtime Calculator Advisor

    The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that covered, nonexempt employees in the US be paid at least the federal minimum wage for each hour worked and receive overtime pay at one and one-half times the employee's regular rate of pay for all hours worked over 40 in a workweek. Content Detail

    By:
    US Deparment of Labor
  • HIV & Discrimination

    Many HIV+ people encounter legal problems associated with their health status. Occasionally HIV+ people face discrimination in employment, housing, and medical care. Fortunately, there are numerous legal protections from these types of discrimination. Content Detail

    By:
    thewellproject.org
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    Spanish / Español
  • How to File a Complaint with OSHA

    The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 gives employees the right to file complaints about workplace safety and health hazards. Further, the Act gives complainants the right to request that their names not be revealed to their employers. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Labor
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    Spanish / Español
  • Civil Rights Complaints

    The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights' does not advocate for individual discrimination complaints, but has a referral service to get you in contact with providing information specific to your situation, the right office if decide to file a complaint. Content Detail

  • How to File a Discrimination Charge

    This web page shows you how to file a discrimination charge if you believe you have been discriminated against by an employer, labor union or employment agency when applying for a job or while on the job, because of your race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, or believe that you have been discriminated against because of opposing a prohibited practice or participating in an equal employment opportunity matter. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Imminent Dangers in the Workplace

    Call (800) 321-OSHA immediately to report imminent danger in the workplace. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Labor
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    Spanish / Español