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Doerner Saunders Ranked in 2017 "Best Law Firms"
11.01.19Doerner Named in 2020 “Best Law Firms” List
11.01.19Lewis Carter Recognized for Selfless Giving
11.01.19Munn Elected to Tulsa County Bar Foundation
10.14.19Brandon Receives Recognition for PBS Documentary Concept
10.10.19Doerner Welcomes Attorney Barry W. Brandon
10.08.19Super Lawyers® Names DSDA Attorneys in 2019 Rankings
09.27.19Bryan Gets Published in Practical Law a Second Time
09.25.19McCullough Selected to FOI Advisory Board
09.20.19What is a Forward 1031 Exchange?
09.18.19Tribal Immunity in Dram-Shop Actions
09.16.19Feist Speaks at the OBA
09.13.19Doerner Attorneys Named 2020 Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year”
09.03.19Three New Attorneys Added to DSDA
08.30.19Moura A.J. Robertson Makes AIOFLA’S 10 Best Family Law Attorneys in Oklahoma for Client Satisfaction
08.28.19Doerner Adds New Partner Moura A.J. Robertson
08.15.1921 DSDA Lawyers Named to 2020 Best Lawyers® List
08.05.19DSDA Mourns Sam P. Daniel
07.16.19Sam P. Daniel Funeral Arrangements
07.03.19Lance Bryan Writes for Practical Law
07.01.19Linda C. Martin Added to Who's Who Legal
06.20.19Jenks Aquarium Lawsuit Dismissed by Federal Court
06.17.19DSDA Welcomes Attorney Bradley E. Davenport
05.01.19Lance Bryan presenting CLE May 29
05.01.19Oklahoma City Office Moving
04.18.19Kaylee Davis-Maddy Speaks at the National Summit on Homeland Security Law
03.25.19Integrated Estate Planning for the Protection and Succession of the Family Business
02.01.19FMLA Trial Victory for Doerner Client
01.15.19Kaylee Davis-Maddy Speaks, Feb. 2
11.01.18Doerner Named in 2019 “Best Law Firms”
10.18.18Meritas Names Doerner as the Oklahoma City Affiliate
10.14.18Legal Insights Q&A with Linda Scoggins and Kaylee Davis-Maddy
10.10.18Super Lawyers® Names DSDA Attorneys in 2018 Rankings
10.07.18Legal Insights Q&A with Kevin Coutant and Lauren Brown
09.23.18Legal Insights Q&A with Michael English
09.16.18Legal Insights Q&A with Ben Kirk
08.15.1820 Doerner Lawyers Nationally Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019
07.23.18DSDA Welcomes Justin B. Munn
05.25.18In Memoriam: Murray E. Abowitz and Dallas E. Ferguson
05.04.18Chambers and Partners Rank Doerner Attorneys for 2018
04.30.18NewsOK.com: Oklahoma’s Oldest Law Firm Honors its Past, Embraces the Future
04.09.18Doerner Welcomes Attorney Nathan S. Cross
04.02.18Doerner Selects New Executive Director
01.05.18Doerner Announces Three New Partners
12.19.17William C. Kellough To Be Inducted Into Honor Society
11.01.17Doerner Ranked Nationally in "Best Law Firms"
10.18.17Doerner Earns Recertification in Meritas, a Global Alliance of Independent Business Law Firms
10.10.17Doerner Congratulates Our Lawyers Chosen for Inclusion in 2017 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars!
10.02.17Doctors, Drop Your Pens: The DEA and Voluntary Surrender
08.25.17Attorney and Legal Fees in Oklahoma
08.15.17Doerner Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018
07.05.17Chambers USA Ranks Doerner Attorneys for 2017
07.05.17Linscott Elected President of Will Rogers Rotary Club
07.05.17Congratulations Debra Baker on Her TCBA Chair Position
06.30.17Yours, Mine, But Not Ours: Groundwater Severance
06.01.17DSDA Welcomes New Marketing Manager
03.01.17Oklahoma Employer's Law Blog
04.07.17David McCullough Awarded the Marian Opala First Amendment Award by Freedom of Information Oklahoma
03.01.17Doerner Welcomes Rebecca Wood Hunter and Philip R. Feist
02.01.17Pat Mensching Admitted to Cherokee Nation Bar
01.01.17Congratulations to Lance Bryan on another successful case!
11.01.16Doerner ranked in 2017 "Best Law Firms"
11.01.16Business Law Letter: Oklahoma Unmanned Aerial Surveillance Act Effective November 1, 2016
10.10.16Doerner Congratulates Our Lawyers Chosen for Inclusion in 2016 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars!
08.15.16Congratulations to our Doerner Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017!!
08.01.16James Bullard Joins Leadership Tulsa
07.01.16Doerner Welcomes New Attorneys in our Oklahoma City Office!
06.01.16Chambers USA Ranks Doerner Attorneys for 2016
01.01.16Doerner Saunders Names Managing Partner, New Partner, and Executive Committee Member
11.12.15Linda Scoggins on the Oklahoma Bar Association Panel on Professionalism at the 2015 Annual Meeting
11.02.15Doerner Saunders Ranked in the 2016 "Best Law Firms"
10.12.15Doerner Congratulates Our Lawyers Chosen for Inclusion in 2015 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars!
05.01.15DOL Targets Oklahoma Ag Industry
05.01.15Chambers USA Ranks Doerner Attorneys for 2015
05.01.15Kristen Brightmire to Speak at the Department of Human Services Conference on Civil Rights
04.01.15Doerner is Excited to Celebrate Sam Daniel's 50th Anniversary with the Firm!
03.02.15Paralegal Profile - Karlyn Apon
02.02.15Michael S. Linscott Elected President of Natureworks, Inc.
02.02.15S. Douglas Dodd Named to Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma Board of Directors
01.06.15Doerner Welcomes Michael English to its Tulsa Office
01.02.15Kristen Brightmire Inducted as Fellow into Trial Lawyer Honorary Society
01.02.15Oklahoma Magazine: Doerner Saunders Makes the List of "Great Companies to Work For"
01.01.15Doerner Welcomes Michael Linscott as Partner
11.03.14Doerner Saunders Ranked in the 2015 Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms"
10.16.14"Lawyer, Heal Thy Doctor" - SuperLawyers Magazine Article About Linda Scoggins
10.09.14Doerner Congratulates Our Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in 2014 Oklahoma Super Lawyers and Rising Stars!
07.24.14Title VII 50th Anniversary Event is now ONLINE
10.01.14Linda C. Martin Selected For Inclusion in Who's Who Legal-Environment
09.02.14Doerner Saunders Welcomes New Attorney!
08.16.14Best Lawyers Announces Three Doerner Saunders Attorneys as “Lawyers of the Year”
07.01.14Doerner Saunders Welcomes J. Patrick Mensching to our Tulsa Office!
07.01.14Doerner Saunders Welcomes Back Kassandra Bentley!
07.01.14Doerner Saunders Named a "Preferred Associate" by the Oklahoma State Medical Association
06.17.14Doerner Saunders Welcomes Kaylee Davis-Maddy
06.02.14Chambers USA Ranks Doerner Attorneys for 2014
05.08.14Sam P. Daniel Received NatureWorks Wildlife Stewardship Award
05.01.14Doerner Saunders Adds Four to Oklahoma City Office
03.03.14Project TCMS
02.13.14An Interview with Sam Daniel in the Tulsa World
01.23.14A Double-Edged Sword: Explaining the Lack of HIV Intentional Transmission Prosecutions against Homosexual Males in Oklahoma
01.01.14Kevin Coutant named a 2014 "Power Attorney" by Tulsa Business & Legal News
01.01.14Kristen Brightmire named to Doerner's Executive Committee
11.01.13Doerner included in the 2014 "Best Law Firms" list in several practice areas
10.14.132013 Super Lawyers® Announced
10.10.13Tulsa World: Sam Bratton's Viewpoint on Bankruptcy
08.01.13Doerner Welcomes Michael Linscott
06.01.13Doerner Co-Sponsors the TAHRA Annual Golf Tournament on September 21, 2013
05.20.13Doerner Lawyers in Chambers 2013
01.30.13Tulsa Daily Commerce featured Doerner Saunders' Training for the Trenches Series
01.01.13Best Lawyers Names Doerner Lawyers as “Lawyers Of The Year”
12.01.12Doerner Announces Two Attorneys Make "Top 50 for 2012" Super Lawyers®
11.01.122012 Super Lawyers® Announced
07.01.12Chambers USA Ranks 2012 Doerner Attorneys
06.01.12Doerner Saunders Welcomes Domestic Relations Attorney Megan Beck to Tulsa Office
05.01.12Doerner Saunders Welcomes Employment Law Attorney Christopher S. Thrutchley to Tulsa Office
05.01.12OBA Names Labor and Employment Section Leader
04.01.12Doerner, Saunders Names New Practice Group Leader in Trust, Estate Planning and Taxation
02.01.12Tiffany A. Campbell Quoted by the Tulsa World in the article "Grandfamilies"
01.01.12Doerner Saunders Adds Employment Attorney in OKC Office
11.01.112012 Best Lawyers® Recognizes DSDA Attorneys
11.01.112011 Super Lawyers® Announced
09.02.11Tulsa-Based Doerner Saunders Joins Meritas, a Global Alliance of Law Firms
09.01.11Doerner Saunders Accepts Invitation to Join Meritas
09.01.11Dallas Ferguson - 2011 Power Attorney
09.01.11Doerner Saunders Sponsors Hole No. 6
08.01.11Doerner Saunders Sponsors TAHRA Golf Tournament
06.01.11DSDA Reception a Success
04.20.11Doerner Saunders Sponsors Sustainable Enterprise Conference
03.08.11Unlawful Retaliation in the Workplace
02.01.11$82.7 Million Dollar Verdict in Oil & Gas Case
12.01.10S. Douglas Dodd Receives William G. Paul Oklahoma Justice Award
12.01.10Doerner Saunders is Moving
11.01.102010 Super Lawyers® Announced
10.01.10Best Law Firm Rankings
10.01.10Tulsa Daily Commerce & Legal News Interviews DSDA Attorney
10.01.10Public-Private Efforts Required: Tax Increment Financing Districts Benefit Everyone
09.01.10Congratulations To Our Attorneys Listed as Outstanding By Best Lawyers
08.01.10Elise Dunitz Brennan Named to the Best of the Best 2010 List
07.05.10Tulsa Business Journal Interviews DSDA Attorneys
06.01.10Chambers and Partners USA 2010 Has Announced That Four DSDA Lawyers Will Be Featured As Leaders in Their Field
06.01.10Edwards Named to ABA Position in Environmental Law
04.01.10Cobra Subsidy Expired March 31
03.01.10DSDA Welcomes New Administrator
02.01.10Victory for Kmart
02.01.10Corporate Counsel edition of Super Lawyers recognizes DSDA attorneys
02.01.10Doug Dodd recognized for his work in First Amendment Law
02.01.10Doerner Saunders launches another e-newsletter: Trusts & Estates Legal Resource
11.01.09Oklahoma Super Lawyers Articles "In a Word: Moxie. Linda Martin tends to get what she wants."
11.01.092009 Oklahoma Super Lawyers Names Doerner Lawyers
10.01.09Court Enters Order In Favor of Client Kmart Corporation On Claims of Race Discrimination, Retaliation, and Violations of The FMLA
08.20.09Tulsa County Bar Association Honors DSDA Attorneys
08.01.09Doerner Saunders Launches New Website
08.01.09Doerner Sanders' Employment Group Listed In Chambers and Partners
08.01.09Kristen Brightmire and David McCullough Recognized In Chambers and Partners
06.01.09Doerner, Saunders, Daniel & Anderson, L.L.P. is proud to announce that two lawyers from our firm were selected “Lawyers of the Year 2009”
05.01.09Doerner Saunders Attorney Creates "Tulsa Lawyer For The Arts"
05.01.09New Rule Requiring Federal Contractors To Use E-Verify Delayed Until June 30, 2009
05.01.09Doerner Saunders Environmental Attorney Recognized
04.01.09Kevin Coutant and Jim Milton Receive Leadership Awards
04.01.09Anita K. Chancey Writes About GINA
04.01.09Kristen L. Brightmire Authors Article On Wrongful Discharge In Oklahoma
04.01.09Chad Burris Names As One Of The Top 40 Under 40
03.01.09No More Handouts - Doerner Saunders Keeps Going Green
02.01.09Jury Returns Verdicts For DSDA Client
01.01.09David McCullough, Kristen L. Brightmire and firm ranked in the U.S. Chambers Report
01.01.09Linda C. Martin Elected to the Board of Regents of the American College of Environmental Lawyers
01.01.09S. Douglas Dodd Receives the Outstanding Service to the Public Award from the OBA
01.01.09Best Lawyers 2009 Names Doerner Attorneys
10.27.08The Tenth Circuit Clears the Way for Tarrant Regional Water District Case to Go Forward
05.11.08Court: Retired Teacher Influenced by Healer


The Employer's Legal Resource: OFCCP Issues Final Sex Discrimination Guidelines That Include Protections for Female and Transgender Employees of Federal Contractors
WCM Flies!
11.01.19The Employer's Legal Resource: Drug Testing Case Involving Sudafed May Foreshadow Decision for Medical Marijuana
11.01.19The Employer's Legal Resource: Disability Lawsuit Proceeds in Oklahoma Federal Court Because of Inaccurate Reporting of Absences
10.01.19The Employer's Legal Resource: DOL Issues Updated Overtime Rule for White Collar Exemption
10.01.19The Employer's Legal Resource: Things That Make You Go Hmmmmm
09.04.19The Employer's Legal Resource: Constitutional Carry Becomes Law November 1
09.04.19The Employer's Legal Resource: Applicants have Rights regarding their Off-Duty Gun Ownership
09.04.19The Employer's Legal Resource: "No Smoking" Signs Need to be Updated
08.05.19The Employer's Legal Resource: More Rights for Your Employees to Have Time Off to Vote
08.05.19The Employer's Legal Resource: JAN Launches the Workplace Accommodation Toolkit
08.05.19The Employer's Legal Resource: Reminder: New Medical Marijuana Rules Take Effect Later this Month
07.01.19The Employer's Legal Resource: Where Do Employees Sue for Retaliation? Recent Case Spawns Legislative Changes in the Workers' Compensation World
07.01.19The Employer's Legal Resource: Oklahoma's Law on Workers' Compensation Retaliation Undergoes Another Change Increasing Potential Liability for Employers
06.03.19The Employer's Legal Resource: The Importance of Training Your Managers Cannot Be Overstated
06.03.19The Employer's Legal Resource: Medical Marijuana Update For Employers
06.03.19The Employer's Legal Resource: Supreme Court Holds Title VII Charge-Filing is Not Jurisdictional
05.01.19The Employer's Legal Resource: Supreme Court to Decide Whether Title VII Includes Protection Against Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
04.30.19Chambers and Partners Rank Doerner Attorneys
02.01.19The Employer's Legal Resource: Human Resources Rep's Informal Statement to Deaf Employee is Evidence
02.01.19The Employer's Legal Resource: Even the Appearance of Setting an Employee up for Failure can be Costly in Litigation
01.02.19The Employer's Legal Resource: FMLA New Years' Resolution
01.02.19The Employer's Legal Resource: Certain Settlement Payments No Longer Tax-Deductible Under Section 162(q)
12.03.18The Employer's Legal Resource: Sticks and Stones
12.03.18The Employer's Legal Resource: New DOL Opinion Letter Addresses Extra Compensation for Salaried Employees
11.01.18The Employer's Legal Resource: Get out the Vote - Your Employees' Rights to Vote
11.01.18The Employer's Legal Resource: Titles, Even Incorporating, Will Not Always Control the Whether a Person is or is not Your Employee
10.01.18The Employer's Legal Resource: Encourage Employees to Review Beneficiary Designations
10.01.18The Employer's Legal Resource: EEOC Provides ADA Guidance Regarding Reasonable Accommodations for Digital Interviews
09.03.18DOL Issues New Opinion Letter on No-Fault Attendance Policy and FMLA Leave
09.03.18New Affidavit of Exempt Status Forms
08.01.18The Employer's Legal Resource: Parent Corporation Required to Defend Claim Brought by Employee of Subsidiary
08.01.18The Employer's Legal Resource: DOL's Guidance on Whether "Caregiver Registries" are Employers Provides Guidance on the Broader Question of Who is an "Employee"
07.02.18The Employer's Legal Resource: Oklahoma Legalizes Medical Marijuana-The Real Impact on Oklahoma Employers
07.02.18The Employer's Legal Resource: SCOTUS Upholds Employer Arbitration Agreements Requiring Employees to Waive the Right to Pursue Class and Collective Claims
04.01.18The Employer's Legal Resource: The DOL's "PAID" Program May Not Pay Off For Employers
04.01.18The Employer's Legal Resource: Oklahoma Supreme Court Addresses Dual Capacity Doctrine for Stockholders of Employers
04.01.18The Employer's Legal Resource: Sixth Circuit Holds That Discrimination On The Basis Of Transgender Or Transitioning Status Violates Title VII
03.01.18The Employer's Legal Resource: Oklahoma Court Requires Strict Adherence to the Statute on Non-Solicitation Provisions
03.01.18The Employer's Legal Resource: Second Circuit Rules that Title VII Protects Against Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation
02.01.18The Employer's Legal Resource: Employer May Violate Title VII by Requiring Employees to Swap Shifts or Use Paid Time Off to Avoid Working on Sabbath
02.01.18The Employer's Legal Resource: Mixed Result for African American Police Captain's Title VII Case Against City of Tulsa in Local Federal Court
01.03.18The Employer's Legal Resource: NLRB Revisits Joint Employer Standard; Employers Will Be Happy About Results
01.03.18The Employer's Legal Resource: ERISA Update: New Rules Regarding Disability Benefit Claims in Appeals Put on Hold for 90 Days
12.01.17The Employer's Legal Resource: Oklahoma City Jury Awards Transgender Professor $1.165 Million in Title VII Claim
12.01.17The Employer's Legal Resource: Lawsuit Stayed so EEOC Could Conciliate
11.01.17The Employer's Legal Resource: Transgender Employees Continue to be at the Center of Debate
11.01.17The Employer's Legal Resource: Update: Transgender Professor's Title VII Claims Survive Summary Judgment in Oklahoma Federal Court
11.01.17The Employer's Legal Resource: Sixth Circuit Deems Unlawful a Policy Requiring Employees to Repay Advanced "Draws" Upon Termination
10.02.17The Employer's Legal Resource: Mandatory Five-Minute Pre-Shift Briefings are Compensable Work Time Under the FLSA
10.02.17The Employer's Legal Resource: Oklahoma Supreme Court Answers the Question of Where Do Worker's Comp Retaliation Claims Get Resolved
10.02.17The Employer's Legal Resource: White Collar Exemptions Continue to Be Awash with Questions
09.01.17The Employer's Legal Resource: Don't jump the gun when your employee cannot return to work after exhausting FMLA leave.
09.01.17The Employer's Legal Resource: Is an employer required to pay employees for time spent travelling for their job?
08.01.17The Employer's Legal Resource: Temp's Request for Leave is Not a Request for a Reasonable Accommodation
08.01.17The Employer's Legal Resource: Supreme Court May Consider Sexual Orientation Claim Under Title VII
08.01.17The Employer's Legal Resource: DSDA Articles Published in Tulsa Lawyer Magazine
07.01.17The Employer's Legal Resource: Temp Agency Placement to Direct Employee and Essential Functions Under ADA: Physical Exams are Okay, but Work History Still Matters
07.01.2017The Employer's Legal Resource: Can Your Employer Keep Your Tips?
07.01.17The Employer's Legal Resource: This could be the DOL's biggest month yet. Let's recap June's developments.
06.01.17The Employer's Legal Resource: Racial Slurs in the Workplace – Severe or Pervasive; It doesn't have to be both
06.01.17The Employer's Legal Resource: New Medical Marijuana Law in Arkansas: What Employers Need to Know
05.01.17The Employer's Legal Resource: "Hire American" Executive Order: Read the Fine Print
05.01.17The Employer's Legal Resource: Is Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation Prohibited Under Title VII? Several Appellate Courts Weigh In, But the Debate Continues
04.01.17The Employer's Legal Resource: Oklahoma Federal Court Rules in Favor of Employer on Claims for FMLA Interference and Retaliation
04.01.17The Employer's Legal Resource: Department of Corrections Prevails on Motion as to Discharge Claims but Heads to Trial on Hostile Environment Claim
04.01.17The Employer's Legal Resource: Need I-9 Help – You've Got It
03.01.17The Employer's Legal Resource: Joint Fact Sheet on Unlawful Retaliation
03.01.17The Employer's Legal Resource: Lying to the DOL is a Recipe for Disaster
03.01.17The Employer's Legal Resource: Dealing with Employee Prescription Drug Use Under the ADA – Employers Should Proceed with Caution
02.01.17The Employer's Legal Resource: EEOC issues New Guidance regarding Mental Health Conditions and Employee's Rights
02.01.17The Employer's Legal Resource: Help Mental Health Care Providers Help You – The Process of Identifying a Reasonable Accommodation
02.01.17The Employer's Legal Resource: New Rules regarding Disability Benefit Claims and Appeals
02.01.17The Employer's Legal Resource: REMINDER - New Form I-9s Must Now Be Used
12.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: Collective Action Claims Employees' "Regular Rate" should Include $35.00 Per Diem when Calculating Overtime Pay
12.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: New Form I-9s are Published
12.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: Buzz Words Not Necessary for Leave to be Covered by FMLA
11.23.16The Employer's Legal Resource: Court Enjoins DOL From Implementing or Enforcing Majority of the Overtime Regulations Set To Take Effect December 1
11.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: Wait – What does antitrust law have to do with HR? FTC and DOJ issue guidance for HR professionals.
11.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: EEOC Updates EEO-1 Reporting Requirements and Deadline
11.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: Recent Oklahoma Federal Court Reminds of Employer's Duty to Engage in Interactive Process and Temporary Conditions as Disabilities Under ADA
10.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: Get out the Vote — Your Employees' Rights to Vote
10.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: Challenges to Overtime Rules Pending — But December 1 Compliance Deadline Still in Effect For Now
09.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: EEOC Updates Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation and ADA Interference
09.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: Federal Court Refuses to Enforce Employment Agreement Requiring Arbitration of Employment Claims because of Fee Shifting Language
09.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: Keeping Up With the DOL
08.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: Can Your Company File a Lawsuit Over a Negative Social Media Post?
07.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: What it Means to Compensate your Employee on a "Salary Basis"
07.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: What if My Employee is "Highly Compensated"-- Is She Exempt?
07.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: Overview of Non-Exempt Versus Exempt
06.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: DOL Issues Final Rule on Overtime Exemptions
06.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: EEOC Issues Fact Sheet on Bathroom Access for Transgender Employees
05.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: New Poster; Guide -- A Reminder of the DOL's Focus
05.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: Improper Motive can Lead to First Amendment Violation, Supreme Court Holds, Despite Factual Mistakes by Supervisors
05.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: EEOC GOES DIGITAL
04.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: DOL Proposed Rule Requires Paid Sick Leave for Employees of Federal Contractors
04.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: This Case Will Make Employers Sick--Oklahoma Supreme Court Expands Public Policy Exception to At-Will Employment
03.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: EEOC Guidelines Clarify Protections for HIV-Positive Employees
03.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: Governor Fallin signs "Ban the Box" Executive Order
03.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: Tenth Circuit Allows Turkish Teacher's Hostile Work Environment Claim to Proceed to Jury Trial
02.01.15The Employer's Legal Resource: EEOC Reminder About Job Equality: Protecting Muslim and Middle Eastern Employees from Unlawful Workplace Discrimination or Harassment
02.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: New Poster Required for Federal Contractors
02.01.16The Emplyer's Legal Resource: DOL Releases Joint Employer Liability Guidelines For Wage and Hour Issues
01.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: On the Horizon for 2016 -- Will Your Company Have to Raise Wages to Maintain Exemptions?
01.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: "Can you speak a little louder?" - NLRB Rules That Policies Prohibiting Workplace Recordings Are Illegal
01.01.16The Employer's Legal Resource: Analysis of Harassment Claim Should Be Effect of Race-Based Comments on Employee's Working Environment, Not Intent of Speaker
11.01.2015The Employer's Legal Resource: Employee's Use of Secret Recordings in ADEA Discrimination Case Backfires
11.01.15The Employer's Legal Resource: Strike Two: Fifth Circuit Once Again Rejects NLRB's Position and Upholds Arbitration Agreement Requiring Employees to Waive Right to Pursue Class and Clooective Actions
10.01.15The Employer's Legal Resource: Insulating the Employer from the (Possibly) Biased Supervisor
10.01.15The Employer's Legal Resource: EEO-1 Survey – Extension!
10.01.15The Employer's Legal Resource: Amnesty Program Announced by Oklahoma Tax Commission
09.01.15The Employer's Legal Resource: NLRB Rules Northwestern Players Cannot Unionize
09.01.15The Employer's Legal Resource: IRS Issues Fact Sheet on Misclassification of Workers
09.01.15The Employer's Legal Resource: Tenth Circuit Says Deaf Applicant's ADA Claim Survives Summary Judgement - Reasonableness of Proposed Accomodations Goes to Jury
08.01.15The Employer's Legal Resource: OSHA Issues Guidance on Transgender Employees and Workplace Restrooms
08.01.15The Employer's Legal Resource: New DOL Guidance Broadly Defines Employee and Makes Independent Contractors the Exception Under FLSA
08.01.15The Employer's Legal Resource: Oklahoma Federal Court Recognizes Transgender Professor's Hostile Work Environment Claim Under Title VII
07.01.15The Employer's Legal Resource: EEOC Updates Guidance
07.01.15The Employer's Legal Resource: DOL Issues Proposed Rule Regarding FLSA Overtime Exemption
07.01.15The Employer's Legal Resource: Supreme Court Rules That Constitution Protects Same Sex Couples' Fundamental Right To Marry
06.01.15The Employer's Legal Resource: Supreme Court Reverses Abercrombie Decision - Employers Can Violate Law With No Knowledge Of Religious Beliefs
06.01.15The Employer's Legal Resource: DOL Updates FMLA Forms to Address GINA
06.01.15The Employer's Legal Resource: OSHA Updates Poster
06.01.15The Employer's Legal Resource: NLRB General Counsel Issues Advice Memo On "Joint Employer" Status Of Restaurant Franchise
05.01.15The Employer's Legal Resource: Sticks and Stones May Break Your Bones, but Words Will Send Your Case to a Jury
05.01.15The Employer's Legal Resource: Supreme Court Rules EEOC Must Conciliate Before Suing
05.01.15The Employer's Legal Resource: Linking In May be a Sweet Deal
04.01.15The Employer's Legal Resource: Update-DOL's New FMLA Regulation on Same Sex Spouses is Put on Hold
04.01.15The Employer's Legal Resource: Update-Supreme Court Rules on Accommodations Under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act
04.01.15The Employer's Legal Resource: Combatting FMLA Abuse with Video Surveillance
04.01.15The Employer's Legal Resource: Employees Do Not Waive FLSA Claims By Cashing Settlement Checks for Underpaid Wages
03.02.15The Employer's Legal Resource: DOT Medical Exam Deemed Essential Job Function Disqualifying Schwan's Facility Supervisor
03.02.15The Employer's Legal Resource: DOL Expands Definition of "Spouse" to Include Same-Sex Partners
03.02.15The Employer's Legal Resource: The Legality of Requiring Employees to Waive Legal Claims
02.02.15The Employer's Legal Resource: The NLRB's Purple Communications' Decision Has Employers Singing the Email Blues
02.02.15The Employer's Legal Resource: Navigating the Intersection of the FMLA and ADA
02.02.15The Employer's Legal Resource: OFCCP Updates Guidance Regarding Federal Contractors' Requirements to Invite Veterans to Self-Identify in Hiring Process
01.02.15The Employer's Legal Resource: 2014 Oklahoma Law - A Year in Review
01.02.15The Employer's Legal Resource: 2014 Federal Law - A Year in Review
12.01.14The Employer's Legal Resource: When You Know, You Know - Notice Under Title VII Religious Accommodation
12.01.14The Employer's Legal Resource: LGBT Discrimination: "What You Should Know"
11.03.14The Employer's Legal Resource: Employers' Medical Releases Must Comply with GINA and the ADA
11.03.14The Employer's Legal Resource: It's Election Season: Make Sure You Give Your Employees Time Off to Vote
11.03.14The Employer's Legal Resource: Employer's Drug Testing for Prescription Medications Arguably May Violate ADA
10.01.14The Employer's Legal Resource: OSHA Final Rule Expands Reporting Requirements and Exempt Industries List
10.01.14The Employer's Legal Resource: An Editorial Comment About Forms Sold On The Internet
10.01.14The Employer's Legal Resource: Accomodations Under The Pregnancy Discrimination Act
09.02.14The Employer's Legal Resource: EEOC Targets Cancer Discrimination
09.02.14The Employer's Legal Resource: Court Gives Guidance Under the "Joint Employer" Test
08.01.14The Employer's Legal Resource: EEOC Issues Pregnancy Discrimination Guidance
08.01.14The Employer's Legal Resource: Fourth Amendment in the Digital Age - Why You Need a Cellphone Policy
07.17.14Business Viewpoint: Ken Short on Oklahoma's New Employee-Raiding Law
07.01.14The Employer's Legal Resource: Supreme Court Rejects Obama's NLRB Recess Appointments
07.01.14The Employer's Legal Resource: The Supreme Court Rules "Inherited" IRA's Subject to Creditors in Bankruptcy
07.01.14The Employer's Legal Resource: Draft Forms for Health Coverage Reporting Expected Soon
07.01.14The Employer's Legal Resource: Horseplay at Work was Outside the Scope of Employment, Oklahoma Court Rules
06.02.14The Employer's Legal Resource: Worker's Comp Retaliation - Into the Abyss
05.01.14The Employer's Legal Resource: Supreme Court Rules Severance Pay Subject to FICA Tax
05.01.14The Employer's Legal Resource: Employment Law in the Wide World of Sports
04.01.14The Employer's Legal Resource: U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Whether Time Spent In Security Screenings is Compensable Under the FSLA
03.03.14The Employer's Legal Resource: Proposed Bill to Amend FMLA Introduced
02.03.14The Employer's Legal Resource: Court Denies Summary Judgment to Employer on FMLA Notice Issue
02.03.14The Employer's Legal Resource: Timing is Everything - Why You Have to Keep Track of What You Know and When
02.03.14The Employer's Legal Resource: Supreme Court - U.S. Steel Wins Donning and Doffing Case Based Upon Its Union Contract
01.02.14The Employer's Legal Resource: Update - Oklahoma Supreme Court Upholds New Workers' Compensation Law
12.01.13The Employer's Legal Resource: HR Did What?! . . . A Recipe for a Home-Run Retaliation Claim
12.01.13The Employer's Legal Resource: Maryland Court Pushes Back on EEOC Background Check Scrutiny
11.1.13The Employer's Legal Resource: Good News For Employers-Tenth Circuit Enters Judgment Against EEOC And In Favor Of Abercrombie & Fitch
11.1.13The Employer's Legal Resource: Court Rules That Nurse Fired For Complaining About Patient's Treatment Stated “Burk” Tort Claim
11.1.13The Employer's Legal Resource: November 1 Is The Effective Date of Many of the Laws We Discussed Previously
10.01.13The Employer's Legal Resource: Update-New Oklahoma Worker's Compensation Act Faces Challenge
10.01.13The Employer's Legal Resource: Oklahoma Legislature Enacts Employee Raiding Law
10.01.13The Employer's Legal Resource: Sticks and Stones May Break Your Bones, but Words Can Send Your Case to the Jury
09.03.13The Employer's Legal Resource: Oklahoma's New Workers' Compensation Act Drastically Changes Landscape For Retaliation Lawsuits
09.03.13The Employer's Legal Resource: Reminder About EEO-1 Filings
09.03.13The Employer's Legal Resource: 10th Circuit Ruling a Good Win for Employers, but ...
09.03.13The Employer's Legal Resource: The Tradition Trap and FMLA Enforcement: Would Your Policies and Practices Survive Scrutiny?
08.01.13The Employer's Legal Resource: Reimbursing Employee Business Expenses Could Cost You More Than You Think
08.01.13The Employer's Legal Resource: How Much FMLA Training Would $160K Buy Your Supervisors?
07.01.13The Employer's Legal Resource: United States Supreme Court Tightens the Reins on Retaliation Claims
07.01.13The Employer's Legal Resource: Supreme Court Defines "Supervisor" for Title VII Purposes
07.01.13The Employer's Legal Resource: How the Overturning of DOMA Might Affect your FMLA Administration
06.03.13The Employer's Legal Resource: EEOC Settles GINA Lawsuits in Oklahoma
06.03.13The Employer's Legal Resource: Oklahoma Encourages Wellness and Smoking Cessation Programs
06.01.13The Employer's Legal Resource: Avoid Employment Claims with Proper Training
05.01.13The Employer's Legal Resource: Employers Should Properly Document the Religious Accommodation Process
05.01.13The Employer's Legal Resource: Get Your Response to a Charge Right the First Time!
05.01.13The Employer's Legal Resource: The Religious Accommodation Process is Not Swift
04.01.13The Employer's Legal Resource: Introducing the New Form I-9: Must be in Use by May 8, 2013
04.01.13The Employer's Legal Resource: New FMLA Forms
03.01.13The Employer's Legal Resource: ADA Accommodation Assumptions - Bad Idea!
03.01.13The Employer's Legal Resource: Protecting Your Ability to Defeat Unemployment Claims by Employees Who Fail Drug or Alcohol Tests
03.01.13The Employer's Legal Resource: NLRB Declares Mandatory Arbitration Unlawful
02.01.13The Employer's Legal Resource: Tax Tidbits For Employers As You Begin 2013
02.01.13The Employer's Legal Resource: D.C. Circuit Declares Labor Board Decisions Invalid: How Should You Respond?
01.01.13The Employer's Legal Resource: Employers - Prepare for Supreme Court’s Definition of “Supervisor”
12.01.12The Employer's Legal Resource: United States Supreme Court Overturns Oklahoma Supreme Court
12.01.12The Employer's Legal Resource: Holiday Accommodations 101
12.01.12The Employer's Legal Resource: End of the Year Countdown
12.01.12The Employer's Legal Resource: "Constant Reminders" - Are You Issuing Them?
11.01.12The Employer's Legal Resource: DOL Workplace Flexibility Toolkit Launched
11.01.12The Employer's Legal Resource: Recent Oklahoma Case Illustrates Importance of Being Objective and Impartial When Disciplining Employees
11.01.12The Employer's Legal Resource: Court Overrules Motion to Dismiss On Basis Plaintiff Sufficient Pled Factual Allegations in Pregnancy Discrimination Case
10.01.12The Employer's Legal Resource: It's Election Season: Make Sure You Give Your Employees Time Off to Vote
10.01.12The Employer's Legal Resource: Contractors - Get It Wrong and Pay the Price
10.01.12The Employer's Legal Resource: Update on Complying with the Fair Credit Reporting Act
09.01.12The Employer's Legal Resource: It's That Time of Year Again - VETS Reporting. Are You Sure You Are in Compliance?
09.01.12The Employer's Legal Resource: Which I-9 Form Do You Use?
09.01.12The Employer's Legal Resource: EEO-1S… It's That Time of Year Again
08.01.12The Employer's Legal Resource: HR and Other Leaders Personally Liable for Discrimination and Retaliation
08.01.12The Employer's Legal Resource: Tenth Circuit Holds That Employers Are Not Always Required to Pay Holiday Leave During FMLA Leave
07.01.12The Employer's Legal Resource: Supreme Court Holds that Pharmaceutical Reps are Exempt
07.01.12The Employer's Legal Resource: Employment Security Commission Gives Tips on Unemployment Insurance Appeals
06.01.12The Employer's Legal Resource: Governor Signs Open-Carry Bill - What This Means for Employers
06.01.12The Employer's Legal Resource: Oklahoma Discrimination Law Developments and the Demise of the OHRC
06.01.12The Employer's Legal Resource: OESC and Email
05.01.12Employment: Court Limits OSHA's Citation Power
04.01.12Employment: EEOC Releases New Guidance for Hiring of Veterans with Disabilities
04.01.12Employment: Colorado Federal Court Allows Probationary Employee to Pursue ADA Claim
03.01.12Employment: OSHA Encourages Injury and Illness Prevention Programs
03.01.12Employment: Are Your Employees "Teachers" or "Preachers"? U. S. Supreme Court Recognizes A "Ministerial Exception" to Employment Discrimination Laws
02.01.12Employment: And We Thought It Would Be Easy… But It's Not
02.01.12Employment: DOL Issues FMLA Fact Sheet Regarding Retaliation
02.01.12Employment: New FMLA Regulations Loom
02.01.12Employment: Tips on Arbitration Agreements
01.01.12Employment: What You Can and Cannot Do With an Employee's Social Security Number
01.01.12Employment: Tenth Circuit Endorses Use of Training-Specific Analysis to Determine OSHA Violations
12.01.11Employment: Supreme Court Further Narrows Employer's Ability to Restrict Competition or Solicitation by Former Employee
12.01.11Employment: New Law for Child Care Workers
12.01.11Employment: EEOC Annual Report
11.01.11Employment: Despite What You May Think, Employers Generally Cannot Move Employees Turning 65 Off Company-Provided Insurance
11.01.11Employment: Non-Compete Agreements Invalid Except Under Three Circumstances
11.01.11Employment: Second Extension for Filing Your Vets-100/100A
10.01.11Employment: New Drug and Alcohol Testing Law Goes Into Effect November 1
10.01.11Employment: New Discrimination Law Goes Into Effect November 1
10.01.11Employment: Another NLRA Notice to Post
09.01.11Employment: September 30 is the EEO-1 Deadline
09.01.11Employment: Employers Can't Offset Damages with Unemployment Benefits in Workers' Comp Retaliation Cases
09.01.11Employment: VETS Reporting Deadline Moved to November 30 (Due to Technical Difficulties)
08.01.11Employment: Leave as a Reasonable Accommodation Under the ADA
08.01.11Employment: EEOC Provides Guidance on Background Checks to Public Employers Which Provides Insight for Private Employers
07.01.11Trust & Estates: Traps in Estate Tax Portability
07.01.11Employment: Oklahoma Legislature Amends Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Laws
07.01.11Employment: A New Way You Can Be Sued for Discrimination in Oklahoma
06.01.11Healthcare: Successful Hospital and Physician Liens Depend on Proper Procedure
06.01.11Employment: There's an App for That
06.01.11Employment: More Recordkeeping Required Under Healthcare Reform
05.01.11Employment: The Wait is Over… The Challenges Begin
04.01.11Employment: EEOC Issues Final Regulations
04.01.11Employment: "Advice-Of-Counsel" Defense Won't Work if You Disregard the Advice
03.01.11Employment: IRS Payroll Audits to Target Misclassification of Workers
03.01.11Employment: Will You Have to Post a Notice Advising Your Employees of Their Rights?
02.01.11Employment: Supreme Court Holds Fired Fiancée Has Retaliation Claim
02.01.11Employment: The EEOC Takes a Position on Video Résumés
02.01.11Employment: USCIS Updates 1-9 Handbook for Employers
02.01.11Employment: Tax Changes Affecting Smaller Employers
01.26.11Tax: Tax Law Changes - What's New for 2011?
01.01.11Employment: EEOC Provides Guidance on Use of Criminal Histories in Employment Screening
01.01.11Employment: Employers Relying Upon Credit Checks Under Attack
01.01.11Employment: DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing - 2011 Random Rates
12.21.10Tax: Estate, Gift and GST Tax Changes Signed Into Law by President Obama
12.01.10Healthcare: Is Physician Employment Still the Future?
12.01.10Healthcare: Senate Passes "Red Flag Program Clarification Act" Aimed at Exempting Healthcare Providers
12.01.10Healthcare: Department of Labor Issues FAQ on Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)
12.01.10Healthcare: Significant Risk Assessment: What Constitutes a Breach Under HITECH?
12.01.10Trust & Estates: 2010 End-of-Year Estate Planning
12.01.10Trust & Estates: Obtain the Benefits of a Roth IRA Conversion in 2010 - Time is Quickly Running Out!
12.01.10Trust & Estates: College Savings Plans
12.01.10Trust & Estates: Do You Know Where Your Original Will Is?
12.01.10Trust & Estates: Should I Put My Personal Property In a Trust?
12.01.10Employment: Your Input Takes One Click
12.01.10Employment: FLSA Exemptions - Part II - Be Wary of Deductions
12.01.10Employment: Department of Labor Issues FAQs on Genetic Information Nondiscrimation Act (GINA)
11.01.10Employment: DOT Implements Regulations Banning Texting by Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers
11.01.10Employment: FLSA Exemptions - Part One - Paying Your Employee on a "Salary Basis"
11.01.10Employment: IRS Clarifies Interruption in Employment's Effect on Hire Act's Payroll Exemption
10.01.10Employment: Employers Conducting Drug Testing Beware. Once Again, the Courts are Holding You Accountable
10.01.10Employment: Customer Names - Are They Trade Secrets?
10.01.10Employment: OSHA and DOT Announce Initiatives to Combat Distracted Driving
10.01.10Employment: Annual Enrollment Ideal Time to Update Beneficiary Designations
09.29.10Tax: Overview of the Tax Provisions in the 2010 Small Business Jobs Act
09.01.10Employment: Health Care Worker's Rights to Non-Biased Workplace
09.01.10Employment: It's Time for Vets Reporting. Are You Sure You Are In Compliance?
09.01.10Employment: Verizon is Found Responsible for Paying Past Due Wages to the Employees of Its Contractors
09.01.10Employment: DOT Implements New Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations, Effective October 1
09.01.10Employment: Estate Planning 101
08.21.10Employment: Department of Homeland Security Issues Final Rule on Electronic Signature and Storage of I-9S
08.02.10Environmental: Legislative Update on Green Energy Bills
08.02.10Environmental: Disputes Over Interstate Water Transfers Headed to the Tenth Circuit
08.02.10Environmental: The 2010 Special Water Town Hall Report and Recommendations
08.01.10Healthcare: Red Flag Rules Delayed Yet Again; FTC Agrees Not to Enforce Rule Against Physicians Pending Outcome of ABA lawsuit
08.01.10Healthcare: More Time is Given for Business Associate Compliance
08.01.10Employment: COBRA Subsidy Not Extended
08.01.10Employment: Changes to Form 5500S Require Immediate Attention of Plan Sponsors
08.01.10Employment: New Miner Safety Bill Provides Vehicle for Radical Changes to the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970
07.01.10Trust & Estates: Eight Simple Estate Planning Considerations
07.01.10Trust & Estates: Dying Without a Will - Oklahoma Law of Intestate Succession
07.01.10Trust & Estates: Using a Trust Now Can Help Save Probate Costs Later
07.01.10Trust & Estates: The Federal Estate Tax Repeal - Here's the Bad News!
07.01.10Trust & Estates: Oklahoma Discretionary and Special Needs Trust Act
07.01.10Employee: Electronic Payment of Wages
07.01.10Employment: Considering A Reassignment - What is a Vacant Position?
07.01.10Employment: Quick Updates From Your Friends at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration
06.01.10Healthcare: Health Reform Bill Attacked
06.01.10Healthcare: Further Extension of Cobra Premium Subsidy Signed Into Law on April 15, 2010
06.01.10Employment: DOL Issues A Fact Sheet on Required Breaks for Nursing Mothers
06.01.10Employment: Form I-9S - Frequently Asked Questions from Employers
06.01.10Employment: New Law Gives Nursing Mothers A Break
06.01.10Employment: Federal Contractors Must Post Notice Informing Employees of Rights Under The NLRA
06.01.10Employment: Preserving The Discretionary Clause of an ERISA Plan
06.01.10Employment: Supreme Court Declines to Review Decision Upholding A State's Ability to Prohibit Discretionary Clauses in ERISA Insurance Policies
06.01.10Employment: DOL Issues New Regulations Regarding Child Labor
05.01.10Employment: A Quick Reminder On What The Law Prohibits
05.01.10Employment: HIRE ACT Update - IRS Issues Final Form W-11 and New Q&As
05.01.10Employment: USERRA Rights - Is Verbal Notive of the Need for Leave Sufficient?
04.01.10Healthcare: The Eagle Has Landed!
04.01.10Healthcare: Tenth Circuit Allows Informed Consent Claim Where Physician Gives Patient False Answers to Questions Concerning Background and Experience
04.01.10Healthcare: Notice Requirements for Stark In-Office Ancillary Services Exception
04.01.10Employment: HIRE Act Signed Into Law
04.01.10Employment: H-2A Changes for Agricultural Employees
04.01.10Employment: Keeping Business Visitors Safe From Crime
03.02.10Employment: The Employer's Legal Resource - March 2010 - Special Alert
03.01.10Environmental: Poultry Litter Not Solid Waste Under RCRA
03.01.10Environmental: Legislative Update on Green Energy Bills
03.01.10Environmental: Drafting to Begin in May on Oklahoma Comprehensive Water Plan
03.01.10Employment: Thinking About Purchasing Employment Practices Liability Insurance... Be Sure You Understand What You Are Buying
03.01.10Employment: A Reminder About Reverse Discrimination
03.01.10Employment: Retaliation 101
02.01.10Employment: Overwhelming Medical Information Can Lead To Employer Liability
02.01.10Employment: DOL Issues Revised Model Notices
02.01.10Employment: Department of Labor Bans Texting For Commercial Drivers
02.01.10Employment: DOL Finalizes 7-Business-Day Safe Harbor For Depositing Participant Contributions and Loan Repayments in Small Employee Benefit Plans
02.01.10Employment: The New Oklahoma Immigration Law - What Employers Should Consider
01.01.10Trust & Estates: Uncertainty in 2010
01.01.10Employment: COBRA Subsidy Expanded for 2010
12.01.09Employment: Let Me Introduce You To GINA. She Arrived On November 21 and Is Here To Stay
12.01.09Employment: EEOC and OHRC Complaints On The Rise: Why Are They Increasing? Practical Tips And What To Expect
12.01.09Employment: Attorney Fees In Employment Cases
11.01.09Special Edition: Oklahoma Small Business Alert
11.01.09Employment: New Law Passed Which Impacts Military Provisions
11.01.09Employment: Time Off to Vote
11.01.09Employment: Damages Recoverable For Violation of Non-Compete Agreements
11.01.09Employment: EEOC Issues New Poster
11.01.09Employment: IRS Issues Guidance On Employment-Related Settlement Payments
10.01.09Employment: Independent Contractors Can Sue For Race Discrimination Under § 1981
10.01.09Employment: EEOC Is Actively Pushing ADA Issues
10.01.09Employment: Recipients of The COBRA Subsidy Face Penalties If They Fail to Notify Their Former Employer of Other Health Coverage Eligibility
09.01.09Employment: Don't Write Anything You Wouldn't Want The World To See
09.01.09Employment: But It Was Only An Accident... The Exception To Workers' Compensation Exclusivity
09.01.09Employment: Recent Decisions Clarify Standards Courts Use When Reviewing ERISA Benefit Determinations
08.01.09Employment: News From The DOT On Direct Observation
08.01.09Employment: Immigration Enforcement Shifts Focus To Employers Via Ice I-9 Audits
08.01.09Employment: DSDA's Eye On The Courts: Review of U.S. Supreme Court Decisions In 2008 Term
08.01.09Employment: FTC Delays Enforcement of Red Flag Rules Yet Again
08.01.09Employment: Effective Date For Federal Contractor E-Verify Requirements Delayed Again, New Effective Date Is September 8, 2009
08.01.09Employment: EEOC Working On New Regulations
07.01.09Employment: Can An Employer Fire An Employee Whose Earnings Are Subject To Garnishment? Can You Charge The Employee?
07.01.09Employment: Are You On The List?... OSHA Inspectors May Be Making A Visit
06.01.09Employment: Reasons For Family Business Succession Planning
06.01.09Employment: Court Rules On Direct Observation of Urine Collection
05.01.09Employment: Drug and Alcohol Testing Records: Where To Keep Them and for How Long
05.01.09Employment: A Quick Tip Which Benefits Everyone
05.01.09Employment: All Creditors Must Address Red Flag Rules By 5/1/09 - Are You A Creditor?
04.01.09Employment: COBRA Update - Notices to Qualified Beneficiaries Due By April 17, 2009
04.01.09Employment: The Supreme Court Gets Freaky
04.01.09Employment: Mass Layoffs / Plant Closings May Trigger Warn Act Protections
04.01.09Employment: 401(K) Spring Cleaning
04.01.09Employment: Non-Competes Still Subject to Rule of Reason
03.01.09Employment: She Works Hard For The Money, So You better Pay Her Right
03.01.09Employment: The Stimulus Act - A Significant Change To COBRA
03.01.09Employment: Compensatory Time Off: Some Questions and Answers
03.01.09Employment: What Do You Do With A Continuing PostJudgment Earnings Garnishment Summons? - Part II
02.01.09Employment: The Employer's Legal Resource - February 2009 - Special Edition
02.01.09Employment: Fiduciary Duty Applies When Employer Agrees To Assist With Immigration Application
02.01.09Employment: Time To Check That Policy Again
02.01.09Employment: The Employer's Guide To Navigating The Continuing Postjudgment Garnishment Summons - Part I
01.01.09Employment: Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA)
01.01.09Employment: Respect Act
01.01.09Employment: Employee Misclassification Prevention Act
01.01.09Employment: Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA)
01.01.09Employment: Family and Medical Leave Act

Seminars / Events

Kristen Brightmire to present to the Family Owned Business Institute on September 19
Feist Presents at the OBA
11.01.19Meritas Litigation / Labor & Employment Annual Meeting
11.01.19Kristen Brightmire Speaks November 6 and 7
Kristen Brightmire Speaking on August 22
06.03.19Kaylee Davis-Maddy speaking on June 14
10.01.18Kristen Brightmire Presenting on November 1
09.03.18Linda Martin Moderating Panel on September 26-28
08.30.18Feist Presents a September Series at the OBA
04.11.18Sara Potts presenting for the Engineering Law seminar presented by Half Moon Seminars
03.14.18Kristen Brightmire Presenting at the Tulsa Area Human Resources Association on March 14
03.13.18Kristen Brightmire Presenting at the Tulsa Area Employer Council on March 13
11.17.17Rebecca Bullard Presenting to Rogers County Bar Association
10.16.2017Feist Speaks at the OBA on 10/18, 11/15 and 12/13
10.02.17Kristen Brightmire to present at Employment Law and Practices Seminar on November 4
09.01.17Rebecca Bullard to Present at OBA CLE September 21
09.01.17Kristen Brightmire to present at Western Arkansas Human Resource Association's Leadership Conference on October 18
08.24.17Kristen L. Brightmire to present "What is: Reasonable? / Undue Hardship? (ADA and Title VII)"
12.01.16Three Doerner Attorneys to Present FMLA Master Class
09.29.16The Essential Elements of Assisted Living
02.29.16Kaylee Davis-Maddy Co-Chair of 8th Annual Oklahoma Water Law Conference
04.23.15Annual Employer's Workshop - April 23, 2015 (Tulsa)
04.23.152015 Employer's Workshop in Tulsa!!!
12.18.14Kristen Brightmire to Present at the Tulsa County Bar Association's Employment Law Update
10.14.14Kenneth T. Short to Present at the Tulsa Area Employer Council
10.09.142014 FMLA Master Class for Oklahoma Employers (Tulsa)
09.23.142014 FMLA Master Class for Oklahoma Employers (OKC)
07.24.14Kristen Brightmire to present at the Office of Civil Rights Enforcement's Title VII 50th Anniversary Educational Outreach Event
04.16.14Information You Can Use: 2014 Annual Workshop (Tulsa)
04.10.14Kenneth T. Short to present at the 11th Annual Employment Law: Beyond the Basics Seminar
02.21.14Ken Short to present on the topic of OSHA Recordkeeping and Investigations
02.05.14Kristen Brightmire to present on the topic of Employee Leave Issues - Managing th Law and Your Policies
01.14.14Ken Short to present at the Tulsa Area Employer Council
12.11.13Training for the Trenches Luncheon Series: How to Minimize and Address Retaliation Claims
11.20.13Kristen Brightmire to Present a CLE Entitled "Employment Law Update" at the TCBA
11.13.13Training for the Trenches Luncheon Series: Handling Claims of Harassment in the Workplace
11.6.13Ken Short to present at TAHRA Seminar
10.17.132013 FMLA Master Class For Oklahoma Employers
10.01.13The Employer's Legal Resource: Pick Your Poison - Hire Ex-Con or Get Sued?
09.11.13Training for the Trenches Luncheon Series: Handling Employee Health Issues
08.14.13Training for the Trenches Luncheon Series - August 14
07.26.138 Issues When Doing Business or Contracting with Native American Tribes
05.08.13Training for the Trenches 2013
04.30.13A Winning Workforce in 2013: Annual Workshop (Tulsa)
04.24.13Rules of Trust Administration in Oklahoma
04.11.13A Winning Workforce in 2013: Annual Seminar (Oklahoma City)
04.10.13Training for the Trenches 2013: Tips and Traps in Managing Employee Performance Issues
03.13.13Training for the Trenches 2013: Tips and Traps in Hiring
02.13.13Training for the Trenches 2013: What Policies You Must Have and What Policies You Should Consider
01.15.13Pre-Employment - Are You Hiring the People You Want?
12.12.12Best Employer Defense Series 2012: How to Avoid Disability Discrimination Claims
11.14.12Best Employer Defense Series 2012: How to Discipline and Discharge
10.24.12E-Discovery: Searching the Virtual File Cabinets
10.10.12Best Employer Defense Series 2012: How to Avoid Retaliation Suits
10.03.12Access to Law Enforcement Records
10.01.12Best Employer Defense Training Series 2012
09.13.12Legal Considerations for Supervisors
09.12.12Best Employer Defense Series 2012: How to Avoid Discrimination Suits
09.05.12Training On Top Issues All Supervisors Must Know To Avoid Risk of Costly Claims and Personal Liability
09.05.12Minimizing Risks of Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation, and Other Major Employment Claims
08.08.12Best Employer Defense Series 2012: How to Avoid Harassment Suits
06.13.12How to Avoid Disability Discrimination Claims
05.17.129th Annual Labor and Employment Law 2012 Seminar
05.09.12Employment Law Update for CPAs
05.09.12Best Employer Defense Series 2012: How to Discipline & Discharge without Getting Sued
04.20.12Doing Business in Indian Country Seminar (Oklahoma City)
04.17.12The Employer's Legal Resource Workshop: Get it Right in 2012
11.17.11When Worlds Collide: Internal Conflicts & External Communication
10.28.11Civil Court Judicial Forum Moderator
08.04.11Boot Camp: Foreclosure and Loan Workout Procedures
06.09.11"The Good, the Bad & the Ugly" Hiring & Firing: Tips to Minimize Your Legal Risks
05.19.11Tulsa International Mayfest
03.08.11How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Retaliation
01.13.11Hiring and Firing in Oklahoma
11.10.10Employee or Independent Contractor: Misclassifications Can Cost You
11.04.10Incorporating E-Discovery Rules into State Practice
11.04.10The State of Health Care Reform: How the 2010 Changes are Impacting Your Clients
10.27.10The Department of Transportation Regulations Limiting the Use of Wireless Communication Devices Becomes Effective
09.29.10Hard Rock Hotel & Casino: Drugs, Sex and Rock & Roll
09.28.10Tulsa Metro Chamber Sourcelink Meeting - Successional Planning in Small Business
09.22.10Joint Commission's Recent Change to the Hospital Medical Staff Standards
07.31.10Avoiding Legal Pitfalls on the Web
05.23.10Oklahoma Water Town Hall
04.01.10The Paperless HR Department
03.04.10The Business Succession Planning Seminar
02.26.103rd Annual On-Site Employee Health Clinic Summit
01.01.10E-Discovery and the Judiciary
01.01.10Oklahoma ESI Symposium
01.01.10Ethical Considerations in E-Discovery
12.03.09Federal Health Law Reform
12.03.09Tulsa County Bar Association - "Federal Health Law Reform"
11.17.09Water Contracts and Water Rights from the Municipal Perspective
11.12.09E-Discovery: Searching the Virtual File Cabinets - November 2009
11.11.09Overview of the Oklahoma Comprehensive Lawsuit Reform Act of 2009
10.16.09Rural Water Issues and Contracting Update
10.07.09Developments Under The New Americans with Disabilities Act
10.01.09Discovery of Electronically Stored Information
10.01.09Strategic Considerations in E-Discovery
09.22.09Red Flag Compliance for Healthcare Providers
09.22.09Deposing Fact Witnesses: Deposition Skills
09.18.09The Expansion of the Public Policy Tort and What it Means for Oklahoma Employers and Employment Lawyers
09.01.09Discovery Drafting
08.13.09Real Property Foreclosure
07.09.09Company Provided Health Clinics and Wellness Programs
07.01.09Commerce in Indian Country: Doing Business in Indian Country
05.30.09Tulsa Lawyer for the Arts
05.27.09The 2007 Edition of the AIA and ConsensusDocs General Conditions: Knowing the Differences and Navigating the "Killer Clauses"
05.19.09Practical Pointers On Getting Through The Day As A Supervisor
05.18.09Assisted Living Regulations
04.07.09Water Rights Sales and Transfers In Oklahoma
03.24.09Fundamentals of Healthcare Arbitration
03.11.09Best Practices for Hiring and Firing in Today’s Complicated Legal Environment
02.19.09FMLA Regulations
02.11.09Oklahoma Water Laws and Regulations
01.22.09New FMLA Regulations: Military caregiver leave and Qualifying exigency leave
01.20.09Rules of Trust Administration
01.15.09New FMLA Regulations: How to operate day-to-day under the new regulations
01.11.09Personal Protective Equipment (“PPE”) violations are subject to per person penalties
01.08.09New FMLA Regulations: FMLA Documents
01.07.09FMLA Regulations Effective January 16: Are you Ready?
12.01.08New FMLA Regulations: Are You Ready?
12.01.08Deposition Skills
08.26.08Getting Organized and Staying Organized: Small Office Management
08.01.08Keeping Up with E-Discovery
11.28.07Designing a Compliant Record Retention Policy
11.15.07Making a Connection: The Art of Communication
11.08.07Billing Liabilities for the Health Professional
08.01.07Production of Electronic Data Under New Federal Rules
10.01.99Qui Tam Litigation - OBA Mineral Law Mid-Year Meeting


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