OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma restaurant recently agreed to a settlement with the U.S. Department of Labor to resolve claims that the company violated various provisions of federal labor and wage laws, including failure to pay overtime wages to dozens of workers. As part of the agreement, Oklahoma City-based Meers Store & Restaurant Inc. and […]
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TULSA, Okla. — A pair of federal lawsuits recently filed in Oklahoma claim participants in court-ordered drug rehabilitation programs were forced to work for free while in the 12-month program, a violation of federal wage and labor laws, the 13th Amendment’s prohibition on slavery, and violations of Oklahoma laws on human trafficking.
OKLAHOMA CITY — A group of exotic dancers for a pair of Oklahoma-based gentlemen’s clubs recently filed an unpaid overtime lawsuit against the businesses, claiming the defendants engaged in systematic wage theft under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
OKLAHOMA — A federal judge recently approved a settlement in an unpaid overtime lawsuit between a former sheriff’s deputy and the county and sheriff’s department he worked for.
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OKLAHOMA CITY — In response to a lawsuit brought against it by former employees, SandRidge Energy Corp., agreed to pay nearly $4.95 million to compensate for what employees claim were withheld wages, according to The Oklahoman.