Thursday 10 Jul


OKG Newsletter

Topic: workers


Oh, that big yellow X. I see it now.


Gazette staff
We here at CFN like our news fried, like chicken, and our conspiracy theories wacky.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Race and joblessness


Kate Richey
The job market in Oklahoma is considerably better than in most other states, but its employment situation remains bleak for African-Americans. The unemployment rate for black workers in Oklahoma City last year was nearly 13 percent, almost double the rate for the city’s white workers.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Point: Time to fix workers’ comp


Jonathan Small
Oklahoma’s system for handling workers’ compensation claims is badly in need of reform. So much so that it is time to replace the system altogether.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Playing politics with prison


Sean Wallace
This year’s legislative session ended with the usual thud for employees of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections. The only agency-requested bill approved by lawmakers authorizes the director of the agency to give the badge of an officer killed in the line of duty to his or her spouse, which tragically happened just last year. Yes, lawmakers were very generous to us this year.
Wednesday, July 3, 2013

For the unauthorized

Letters to the Editor

Jake Fisher
I often hear “fairness” and “rule of law” invoked by opponents of immigration reform measures that would normalize the status of unauthorized immigrants within the U.S.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013

No raises?

Pay increase decision put off until December.


Tim Farley
Oklahoma City Manager Jim Couch and two other high-level administrators will have to wait until mid- December to know if they’ll receive annual salary increases.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Underpaid, now with proof!


Gazette staff
It’s okay if you don’t get paid much, but you have good benefits, right? Right?! The state has been counting on state workers’ cooperation on that front for quite awhile, but, luckily, things are looking up.
Monday, December 23, 2013

Faux-smoke free city


Gazette staff
Here we go with more regulations from Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin. This time, she’s banning by executive order all electronic cigarettes and vaping devices on state properties, inside and outside, and in state vehicles.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014