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Employment Law Lawyers In Erick Oklahoma

Frederick is a city in Tillman County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 4,637 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Tillman County. This is an agriculture based community primarily with wheat, cotton, and cattle. The public school team name is the Bombers, and they play football at the Bomber Bowl. Frederick was a football powerhouse, in the 1990s, winning the class 3-A State Championship in 1993, 1994, 1995 and the class 2-A State Championship in 1996. Frederick is also one of a small number of towns in Oklahoma to still have a Carnegie Library as its public library. Frederick was visited in April 1905 by then President Theodore Roosevelt while on a Duck hunt.

What is employment law?

Employment law deals with the relationship between employees and their employer specifying the rights and restrictions applicable to the employee and employer in the workplace. Employment law differs from labor law, which primarily deals with the relationship between employers and labor organizations.

Employment law regulates such issues as employee discipline, benefits, hiring, firing, overtime and breaks, leave, payroll, health and safety in the workplace, non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistleblowing, worker classification as independent contractor or employee, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.

Answers to employment law issues in Oklahoma

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum standards for minimum wage and...

Under federal laws, it is illegal to discriminate against someone (applicant or employee) because of that person's...

The law forbids discrimination because of...

Harassment is a form of employment discrimination that may violate Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the...

It is unlawful to harass a person (an applicant or employee) because of that person’s sex. Harassment can include "...

The Equal Pay Act requires that men and women in the same workplace be given equal pay for equal work. The jobs need...

It is illegal to fire, demote, refuse to promote, harass, or otherwise “retaliate” against people (applicants or...

Employers covered under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) must grant an eligible employee up to a total of 12 of...

As a general rule, the information obtained and requested through the pre-employment process should be limited to...

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) entitles eligible employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected...