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On November 1, 2021, House Bill 2548 will go into effect, establishing the new Oklahoma Uniform Power of Attorney Act. This new legislation repeals the provisions of the Uniform Durable Power of Attorney Act (DPOA Act) which have historically provided… Continue reading The Elimination of the Oklahoma Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare
Two Oklahoma law students have been named as the inaugural members of Crowe & Dunlevy’s Diversity Scholars Externship Program. Continue reading Crowe & Dunlevy Names First Diversity Scholars Externs
The Biden administration has been locked in negotiations with a few centrist members of its own party in Congress over the extent to which taxes will increase and government expenditure programs will expand. Given the fluidity of the situation, there… Continue reading Tax Increases Expected Soon
Attorneys Kaitlyn Huelskamp and Drew Rader and paralegal Renee Mangham have joined Crowe & Dunlevy in the firm’s Oklahoma City office. Continue reading Attorneys, Paralegal Join Crowe & Dunlevy
The Biden administration recently announced private employers can expect new workplace vaccination standards in the form of emergency rules from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. While some businesses have already implemented COVID-19 vaccination mandates, the new OSHA rule would… Continue reading Six Points for Employers about Vaccine Mandates
Do you provide sick, jury duty, bereavement or other forms of paid short-term leave to your employees? If the answer is yes, then you may be required by the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) to also offer paid short-term… Continue reading Not Currently Offering Paid Short-Term Military Leave? You May Need to Start.
Chief Justice John Roberts began his dissent in McGirt v. Oklahoma with a valid concern for destabilization of governance in much of Oklahoma. The majority’s holding, he warned, “creates significant uncertainty for the State’s continuing authority over any area that… Continue reading Gavel to Gavel: McGirt and Energy Regulation – Where Do Things stand?
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Region 6—the region covering Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas and New Mexico—recently announced a new local emphasis program. Local emphasis programs (LEPs) are enforcement strategies designed and implemented by regional offices to target hazards or… Continue reading OSHA’s Got its Eyes Trained on Transportation Tank Cleaning Operations
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought new attention to vaccine mandates, an issue sparking difference of opinion throughout the country. The Biden Administration recently announced additional measures to encourage vaccination in the workplace, including required immunization or testing as a condition… Continue reading OSHA Rules Expected on Workplace Vaccine Mandates
Patients who experience lingering symptoms of COVID-19 may qualify for special protections under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), according to federal guidance published in July. Commonly referred to as “COVID long-haulers,” some individuals may qualify for the rights and… Continue reading Post-acute COVID May Put Employers in it for Long Haul