At The Podium

Oklahoma Unemployment Law

Date: May 10, 2018

Event: Oklahoma Labor/Management Conference 2018

Venue: Embassy Suites Downtown Hotel

Location: Oklahoma City, OK

Speaking at the 2018 Oklahoma Labor/Management Conference, McAfee & Taft labor and employment attorney Philip Bruce provides an overview of Oklahoma law as it pertains to unemployment benefits.  The discussion includes a review of the structure of the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, the independent state agency responsible for processing unemployment claims, as well as the following topics:

  • Eligibility requirements for obtaining unemployment compensation
  • Calculating base period and weekly benefit amounts
  • The claim process
  • Reasons why benefits may be denied
  • Tips on appealing claims

The annual Oklahoma Labor/Management Conference is designed to provide useful information to anyone who deals with labor/management decisions in the public, private and federal sectors. Attendees include managers, supervisors, local presidents, advocates, HR directors, union officers/stewards, and attorneys.


Philip R. Bruce