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Employment Law Links
- Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
- The Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA)
- Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, and religion; and prohibits retaliation for opposing discrimination or filing a complaint.
- Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) which prohibits employment discrimination against a qualified individual with a physical or mental disability, and requires an employer to make a reasonable accommodation to the known disability of a qualified applicant or employee.Your Employment Rights as an Individual With a Disability an informational bulletin by the EEOC.
- Guide for Small Employers and Reasonable Accommodation an informational guide by the EEOC describing the accommodation process between small employers and an individual with a disability.
- ABA Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law - a free site containing useful information and links related to mental and physical disabilities, and featuring the Mental and Physical Disability Law Reporter which provides online, full text articles and current legal news.
- The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) - prohibits employment discrimination against employees and job applicants who are forty (40) years of age or older; and prohibits retaliation for opposing employment practices that discriminate based on age or for filing an age discrimination charge, or participating in any way in a proceeding under the ADEA.
- Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Sections 501 and 505 - which prohibits employment discrimination against individuals with disabilities in the federal sector.
- Civil Rights Act of 1991 - which strengthened the damages recoverable in civil rights cases by providing for the recovery of compensatory and punitive damages in actions under Title VII and the ADA.
- EEOC Regulations - including procedural regulations, 29 CFR Section 1601 et seq.
- Overview of and links related to Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) provided by the Unites States Department of Labor. The FMLA provides that eligible employees may take unpaid leave for certain reasons.
- Family and Medical Leave Act Advisor - an online system provided by the United States Department of Labor providing information about employee eligibility under FMLA, including valid reasons for leave, employee/employer notification responsibilities and employee rights and benefits.
- Overview of and links related to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) provided by the United States Department of Labor. ERISA is comprehensive federal law governing the management and administration of employee benefits plans.
- General explanation of requirements and benefits under the Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act (COBRA) provided by the United States Department of Labor.
- Overview of and links related to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) provided by the United States Department of Labor. The FLSA establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, record-keeping and child labor standards applicable to full and part-time workers in the private sector and in federal, state and local governments.
- FindLaw, Labor & Employment Subject Topic - a free content Internet site providing a wide variety of links related to employment law issues.
- Employment Law - Wex - a free content Internet site organizing sources of and issues regarding employment law.
- Oklahoma Attorney General, Office of Civil Rights Enforcement - the division of the OAG's office now empowered to receive and investigate complaints of discrimination in employment based on race, color, sex, national origin, disability, and age.
- - Discrimination
- - Sexual Harassment
- - Retaliation
- - Wrongful Termination
- - Wage & Overtime (FLSA)
- - Medical Leave (FMLA)
Employee Benefits (ERISA):
- - Denied Short-Term Disability
- - Denied Long-Term Disability
- - Severance Benefits
- - Breach of Fiduciary Duty
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- - Retirement/Pension Benefits
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