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Update on Oklahoma Workers’ Comp Reform – Will It Really Save Businesses Money?

June 16, 2013

Oklahoma’s workers’ comp system is currently being reformed. If you haven’t heard this news, the most important takeaway at this moment is that the system is reforming to a more administrative stance than one ruled by the courts. The theory, and I say theory for a reason, is that reform will bring savings for business […]

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What Exactly is a Compromise Agreement?

March 21, 2013

A compromise agreement is a formal and legally binding agreement between an employer and an employee which prohibits the employee from proceeding with a complaint to an Employment Tribunal. To be effective it must comply with Employments Rights Act 1996, s.203. It will normally have come about where an employer wants to terminate an employee’s […]

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Get To Know More about What Litigation Means

March 2, 2013

(Guest post regarding litigation in general, not just employment law claims). In simple terms, litigation refers to any controversy that is heard in the court of law in front of a jury or judge. In most cases, it is favourable if both parties involved in a lawsuit, can reach settle the case outside of court. […]

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Staying Safe on the Job

January 7, 2013

Safety is something that should be taken seriously by every employer, but unfortunately, there are some industries that are well-known for having a lot of safety issues. For example, the construction industry is considered to be the most dangerous industry in the country, and 721 workers died while on the job in 2011. Whether you […]

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