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The Oklahoma Municipal League provides library and reference services to its members.  OML does not give legal advice or act as a legal advisor.  Please discuss all legal matters with and follow the advice of your city or town attorney

201 NE 23rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK, 73105
United States

(405) 528-7515 or (800) 324-6651

The Oklahoma Municipal League (OML) represents Oklahoma cities and towns working together for their mutual benefit. The OML acts as a central clearinghouse for information and services for its member municipalities.  

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Legal

 

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OML Legal Department

 The Oklahoma Municipal League provides library and reference services to its members.  OML does not give legal advice or act as a legal advisor.  Please discuss all legal matters with and follow the advice of your city or town attorney.

Staff legal counsel provide information and assistance to city attorneys, draft legislation and file amicus curiae briefs on behalf of member cities and towns in cases of general interest to Oklahoma cities and towns. 

OML Legal Counsel: Sue Ann Nicely

Legal Links:
The Official Oklahoma State Web Site
Oklahoma Attorney General

 
 

Please Note:  These summaries are not a substitute for legal advice.  You should consult your city or town attorney prior to taking any action based on these documents.

Legal Topics of Interest





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Environment

OE Program Launches Guide to Help Cities Go Solar 

Saving Energy Saves Money by Jim Giebel - With permission from Minnesota Cities, a publication of the League of Minnesota Cities, copyright 2009.

Recycling: The Missing Piece of the Resource Conservation Puzzle - with permission from SD Municipal League

SPEEDING THROUGH THE ‘GREEN’ LIGHT: PART ONE - Legal Issues Presented by Municipalities’ Pursuit of a More Sustainable Built Environment and Use of the LEED® Standard By John McGowan, Esq. 

Digital deadline: Where will the old televisions go? - Reprinted with permission from the Municipal Association of South Carolina

Mark Tomb's Best Practices Article May '08



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Human Resources

Sexual Harassment: Be Aware of Questionable Conduct in the Workplace

Special Report: City of Spencer Fire Chief Case

NLC Participates in Fire and EMS Mobilization Study

Federal Issues

Training time outside work hours: Is it compensable? 

Changes to the Family Medical Leave Act

Supreme Court Rules in Ricci v. DeStefano

Supreme Court Hears Employment Discrimination Case

FLSA Child Labor Regulations

2009 COBRA Premium Amendments

COBRA and Employees Guns

Fair Pay Act, Retirement Changes and Proposed Firefighter Standards

Legal Developments Affect Employers with Employees In The Military

Mental Health Parity Legislation Becomes Law

EEOC Guidelines on Caregiving Duties

ADA Amendments Act of 2008

Federal FMLA Amendments

The ADA and Your Website

US Supreme Court Refuses To Apply Class of One Theory of Equal Protection To Public Employment by Garrett A. Baxter, Esq. from The Municipal Assisstance Center of the Vermont League of Cities and Towns

EEOC Issues Guidance on Family Caregiving Responsibilities Discrimination

State Labor Law

Principles of Waiver of Statutory Rights

Legal Problems With Paid Time Off? 

The Garrity Warning and Public Employees - Article from the April 2009 Kansas Government Journal. Reprinted with permission from the League of Kansas Municipalities.

Summary of Fire and Police Arbitration Act

Immigration Developments

NFPA 1710 Fire Standard Changes Move Forward

Firefighter Salary Continuation

General HR Issues

Taking the right steps toward succession planning from the North Dakota League

Questions, questions – getting the best answers from applicants from the North Dakota League

The Cost of Downsizing - With Kind Permission from Indiana Association of Cities and Towns

City Workforce of the Future: The Next Generation

Employee Political Activity

Tort of Wrongful Discharge

Motivate Employees from SD Municipal League, with Permission

IACT Lay-Off Article by E. Nelson Chipman

Employee Voting Rights

When Its Time To Let Go

Religious Expression in the Municipal Workplace

The Next Generation Reprinted with permission from Minnesota Cities, a publication of the League of Minnesota Cities, copyright 2008

Initiative Cautions Against Tapping Into Retirement Plans - NLC





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