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OKG Newsletter

Topic: employees

Point: Time to fix workers’ comp


Jonathan Small
Oklahoma’s system for handling workers’ compensation claims is badly in need of reform. So much so that it is time to replace the system altogether.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Counterpoint: Don’t punish workers


Bob Burke
Workers’ compensation is again on the front burner at the Oklahoma Legislature. In my 32 years of representing injured workers, it is the 19th attempt to make major changes in the law that governs the delivery of benefits to workers injured on the job.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

It’s covered

Local business owners weigh the Affordable Care Act and how it hits their bottom line — and their employees.


Angela Chambers
Two Oklahoma City area businesses — one small and another with 1,000- plus employees — are exploring how to adapt current health insurance plans with the Affordable Care Act.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Underpaid, now with proof!


Gazette staff
It’s okay if you don’t get paid much, but you have good benefits, right? Right?! The state has been counting on state workers’ cooperation on that front for quite awhile, but, luckily, things are looking up.
Monday, December 23, 2013

Getting high(er)

Pay raises were approved for city employees, including the city manager, police and municipal employees.


Tim Farley
City employees, including Manager Jim Couch and two other high-ranking officials, will make more money during 2014 thanks to action taken by the Oklahoma City Council on Dec. 31.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014


Equality for all

Letters to the Editor

Jason Weger
After a federal judge ruled that Oklahoma’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, Oklahoma governor Mary Fallin and Representative James Lankford quickly came out against the ruling.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014