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  • COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (OSHA)

    This page includes frequently asked questions (FAQs) and answers related to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Content Detail

    By:
    US Department of Labor
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    Spanish / Español
  • Employee Rights in Oklahoma

    An overview of basic wage and payment facts in Oklahoma and City of Tulsa-specific information Read More

    By:
    Terry West Civil Legal Clinic, University of Tulsa College of Law
  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employee Paid Leave Rights

    The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. The Department of Labor’s (Department) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) administers and enforces the new law’s paid leave requirements. These provisions will apply from the effective date through December 31, 2020. Read More

    By:
    US Department of Labor
  • What Are Your Rights As An Employee?

    FAQ provided by the Oklahoma Bar Association. Content Detail

    By:
    Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Refusing to Work Because Conditions are Dangerous

    What to do if your working conditions are unsafe; when you have the right to walk away from work that puts you at risk of death or serious injury. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Labor
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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
  • 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
  • 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, Code of Federal Regulations, WIA

    Implementation of the Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity Provisions of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) 29 CFR Part 37 Content Detail

    By:
    Code of Federal Regulations
  • Filing a Charge of Employment Discrimination

    Any individual who believes that their employment rights have been violated may file a charge of discrimination with EEOC. This web page describes how. Read More

    By:
    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Leave Benefits Information

    Leave benefits allow employees to take time off from work. The extent of the leave and whether it is paid in whole, in part, or not at all is generally a matter of agreement between an employer and an employee (or the employee's representative). Certain types of leave are required by law, whereas other types are voluntary incentives provided by employers. This web site contains information about: (1) Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), (2) Funeral Leave, (3) Holidays, (4) Jury Duty, (5) Personal Leave, (6) Sick Leave, (7) Vacations, and much more. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Department of Labor
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Minimum Wage Rates in Oklahoma

    Oklahoma minimum wage law has no current dollar minimums but follows Federal minimum wage rates. Read More

    By:
    Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
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