I received a lump sum of Oklahoma pandemic unemployment insurance money a month after my husband filed divorce. It’s in an unknown account & he does not know about it. It was from 2020 and they just now paid it out 3 years later. We decided it was more beneficial I stay home with our baby... Read more »
answered on Mar 19, 2023
Your question is a technical one. If you divorce has not been finalized then more often than not this will be viewed as marital income and would be subject to splitting. Intentional hiding of money is a major issue that should be avoided. Based on your other facts there may be a way around this... Read more »
answered on Mar 10, 2023
I think you are referring to money. County court clerks usually combine court costs and fines (on multiple cases) so that individuals have 1 payment to handle each month.
My employer is requiring me to use my personal vehicle for work purposes. They are reimbursing mileage, so that is not the issue. The problem is that they would like me to transport computer equipment from one location to another. According to my auto insurance, their equipment I am transporting... Read more »
answered on Feb 16, 2023
If the obligations for the transportation of equipment are not included in your employment contract, then the employer cannot force you to do it. I would recommend you to conclude an additional agreement with the employer in which to prescribe all the conditions and responsibilities for the... Read more »
My boss when against company policy and made me other employees use metal files, and other tools not suitable for the job.
My job makes large electrical resin boxes that go in the ground, and it contains unsaturated, poly resin, silica, and fiberglass. The person who normally grinds the... Read more »
answered on Feb 14, 2023
You can start by reporting your experience to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). If you'd like to further consult with an attorney regarding this matter, an Oklahoma employment or personal injury attorney would likely be the best fit for your situation.
Health issues with swelling. Some of the swelling was in my gut. Let me add this I am a female and work with all men for these 16 years. My main supervisor started to notice my gut and proceeded to make pregnancy comments (even though he has known I was gay the entire time I worked there) He also... Read more »
answered on Jan 10, 2023
You should contact an Oklahoma employment attorney to discuss your situation in more detail. While more information is needed here, you should reach out regarding claims for disability discrimination and/or sex discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
I was fired for my boss threatening my father and his company
answered on Jan 10, 2023
Short answer - yes -- but that does not mean you will win.
You will have to prove your case with facts and depositions to prove that in fact it was wrongful. This could be a costly road, but then if you win, you have a good chance of also recovering attorney fees. If you lose then the... Read more »
answered on Jan 10, 2023
Short answer - yes -- but that does not mean you will win; you will have to prove your case with facts and depositions to prove that in fact it was wrongful. This could be a costly road, but then if you win, you have a good chance of also recovering attorney fees
A previous employer of a friends went through her Fanny pack without consent, lied about how they found/saw what was in the bag and then fired her for something completely different and basically without cause. There’s video evidence of her boss going into her bag without consent multiple times... Read more »
answered on Jan 10, 2023
This is a complicated matter, because with employer rights they can have policies in place that would allow a search of belongings (for specific purposes), however, there is also an expectation of privacy that has to be protected. You should contact an attorney so they can fully review all the... Read more »
answered on May 19, 2022
It is voluntary because you can voluntarily choose to not work there if you do not like the contract.
I have approved accommodations but since January my employer has kept adding so many tasks I am unable to follow my accommodations without being able to complete all my tasks and new tasks. This has led to me not getting my accommodated breaks and working over 40 hours (my accommodation limited me... Read more »
answered on Mar 30, 2022
You should speak with your employer (if you haven't already) and let them know that you cannot complete your current workload while also honoring your approved accommodations that limit your hours. If the issue persists, you should contact an Oklahoma employment attorney to discuss your situation.
I have a non-compete agreement with my current employer in Norman, OK. The agreement states that "To the maximum extent permitted by law, this Agreement will be interpreted under, and governed by, the laws of the State of Wisconsin." Can they enforce this agreement on me in Oklahoma or... Read more »
answered on Dec 14, 2021
More information is needed here. The provision you quoted simply means that disputes under the agreement will be governed by Wisconsin law. The agreement can still be enforced regardless of where you live or work.
answered on Nov 19, 2021
The short answer is yes. Unless you have a contract that says something different, your employer has full discretion to assign job titles, responsibilities, tasks, and scheduling however it sees fit. About the only limit on that is there are limits on those things for employees under the age of... Read more »
Employer sent email stating that all employees are required to receive a vaccine and provide proof by a certain date, otherwise will be terminated.
answered on Nov 19, 2021
Right now, the answer seems to be yes that an employer can require employees to get vaccinated. Hospital employees have been required to get flu vaccinations and people typically have to receive vaccinations in order to attend schools, including universities. The situation is more complicated... Read more »
answered on Nov 11, 2021
This is an evolving issue. Contact an employment attorney for more details, however, Oklahoma is an at will state and therefore they business can terminate for almost any reason so that it isnt a constitutional issue (race, religion, age, sex, etc...).
It has been nearly 6 weeks since I requested a medical exemption from the vaccine. My physician wrote a letter to accompany the request. I have an extensive medical history including myocarditis and prior Covid-19. I simply want an answer as to whether my employment depends on vaccination. The past... Read more »
answered on Oct 12, 2021
More information is needed here. If you have followed up with your employer regarding your exemption status and continue to be ignored, and if you have been on unpaid leave status during this 6-week timeframe, then you may want to discuss your situation with an Oklahoma employment attorney and... Read more »
My bf was denied a job at Taco mayo from a domestic back n 1999-2000
answered on Sep 20, 2021
Typically, backgrounds go back 10 years for credit and 7 years for criminal convictions but that can be longer depending on the job, responsibilities, etc... If it is expunged, or deferred adjudication was successful, then they will not see it at all. The State is restricted by statute to even... Read more »
I still need 18 credit hours or M.Ed sped. I am being paid as a long term sub in moore public schools and they say they will back pay me once certified.. I am in the ok st dept sped bootcamp. I was offered a different state job with benefits that I really need and if I wait for my provisional... Read more »
answered on Sep 16, 2021
Depending on your contract. There may potentially be a clause releasing either party from the agreement. However, like wise there may be a financial obligation/penalty to execute that clause.
If the employee signed an at-will agreement, does that mean I can let them go without explanation? The reason is bc they are causing dissent among staff but there is no real way to prove it. I cannot say they are lying without proof but we know they are due to other facts. Can we fire them for... Read more »
answered on Aug 29, 2021
Regardless of good cause or not, you can still be sued. That doesn’t mean the other person will win but you still have to defend it. As far as Oklahoma is concerned we are an at-will state meaning you can terminate an employee at will, so long as it does not fall under the discrimination... Read more »
Even if it is just a free consultation, please contact me. This is a timely matter and I am requesting help. thank you for listening.
answered on Aug 28, 2021
An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for a week and you say that time is of the essence. Here on Justia, this comes up:
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There is no state mask mandate in effect. Is this legal.
answered on Aug 18, 2021
Yes. Business owners have that right. Likewise you have the right to find employment elsewhere.
Some companies are even mandating their employees get vaccinated and that has already been upheld to be generally legal.
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