NCCI Reports Work Vehicle Accidents, Claims Down During Recession

Accidents involving work-related vehicles declined during the recent recession, and likely contributed to a decrease in the number of workers’ compensation claims resulting from such collisions, reported NCCI Holdings Inc. earlier this month. If you have been injured in an accident while driving a work vehicle in Oklahoma, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation … Read moreNCCI Reports Work Vehicle Accidents, Claims Down During Recession

Were You Unfairly Fired for Weather-Related Absences?

Declared state of emergency, blizzards, snow, ice storms, wind, rain, and negative temperatures…what state is likely to have a winter like this? Oklahoma! In February 2011, during Oklahoma’s most recent snowstorm, Governor Fallin declared a state of emergency. Many employees were forced to call into work because getting out of their driveways was nearly impossible. … Read moreWere You Unfairly Fired for Weather-Related Absences?

Were You Unfairly Fired for Weather-Related Absences?

Declared state of emergency, blizzards, snow, ice storms, wind, rain, and negative temperatures…what state is likely to have a winter like this? Oklahoma! In February 2011, during Oklahoma’s most recent snowstorm, Governor Fallin declared a state of emergency. Many employees were forced to call into work because getting out of their driveways was nearly impossible. … Read moreWere You Unfairly Fired for Weather-Related Absences?

Oklahoma McDonald’s Sex Offender and Employment Issues

In 2007, at a Seminole, Oklahoma McDonald’s, an employee was caught feeling himself while looking at a 14-year old little girl. The owner, John Petrakis and his company Jonco, Inc., hired the sex offender and “assured” his probation officer that he would not be left alone with small children without supervision. However, the sex-offender, Robert … Read moreOklahoma McDonald’s Sex Offender and Employment Issues

Harassment is a Crime Not Just a Bother

Tulsa’s newly appointed interim chief medical examiner, Dr. Andrew Sibley, faces sexual harassment charges for his behavior around a female employee. The Tulsa Medical Examiner employee alleges that Sibley routinely had “pornography up on the morgue computer” among other things. This type action is considered sexual harassment in Oklahoma, and citizens charged with this type … Read moreHarassment is a Crime Not Just a Bother