Oklahoma Employment and Labor Law Updates 2022


December

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


November

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


October

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


September

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


August

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


July

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


June

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


May

Medical Marijuana

Bill

Senate Bill 1543

Summary

Provides that the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority shall cease to be part of or a division of the State Department of Health and shall be deemed to be a separate and distinct agency; provides that all licenses granted by the Department pertaining to medical marijuana shall maintain rights and privileges under the authority of the Authority; provides that the Authority shall succeed to any contractual rights or responsibilities incurred by the Department pertaining to medical marijuana.

Enacted

05/12/2022

Effective Date

11/01/2022

Topics

Prohibited_Practices: Marijuana_card, Medical_marijuana; Workplace_Behavior: Cannabis, Marijuana


State Employees

Bill

House Bill 3420

Summary

Relates to state employees; relates to the Civil Service and Human Capital Modernization Act; modifies powers and duties; authorizes legal counsel; modifies exemptions; relates to the Oklahoma Personnel Act; modifies definitions; removes definitions; abolishes the Oklahoma Merit Protection Commission; transfers powers, duties, and assets to the Human Capital Management Division of the Office of Management and Enterprise Services.

Enacted

05/12/2022

Effective Date

05/11/2022

Topics

Industry: Public_employer


Labor and Wages

Bill

Senate Bill 1345

Summary

Relates to payment of wages; provides provision for employer to use certain wage payment option under certain condition; makes language gender neutral; provides an effective date.

Enacted

05/03/2022

Effective Date

11/01/2022

Topics

Wage_Payment: Manner_of_payment, Payroll_card


April

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


March

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


February

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


January

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.