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  • NFIB/Oklahoma Legislative Victories NFIB/Oklahoma Legislative Victories

    Here's a look at some of NFIB/Oklahoma's victories in the 2015 session of the state legislature:

    Unemployment reform

    NFIB supported legislation that would improve the unemployment system in Oklahoma by:
    • Creating a new employer portal that allows business owners to proactively protest claims of unemployment for employees that were fired for cause
    • Setting a lower, flat rate for unemployment premiums for new Oklahoma businesses.

    Lawsuit protection

    Supported legislation that allows employers to give a hiring preference to an honorably discharged veteran without fear of lawsuit. 

    'Ban-the-box' legislation

    Opposed legislation that would prohibit employers from considering the criminal history of a job applicant. NFIB was  successful in keeping the legislation from being heard.

    Minimum wage 

    Opposed legislation that would increase the minimum wage in Oklahoma beyond the federal mandated amount.

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  • NFIB Applauds Introduction of Senate Legislation to Protect Small Business in the Regulatory Process NFIB Applauds Introduction of Senate Legislation to Protect Small Business in the Regulatory Process Sen. Lankford praised for sensible measure requiring agencies to consider small business in the rulemaking process.

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  • 59 Legislative Candidates Earn Small Business Endorsements 59 Legislative Candidates Earn Small Business Endorsements Our members support the candidates who support small business.

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  • NFIB: Small Business Urges Senate to Pass Lankford Bill to Delay Overtime Rule NFIB: Small Business Urges Senate to Pass Lankford Bill to Delay Overtime Rule "The clock is ticking, but a lot of small businesses won’t be able to meet the Dec. 1 deadline."

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  • OK Sales Tax Holiday to Help Small Business OK Sales Tax Holiday to Help Small Business "People need to remember that the tax holiday applies to Main Street as well as the mall.”

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    RT @NFIB: POTUS' executive order on #energy is welcome news for #smallbiz, esp. decision to reconsider #EPA's #CleanPowerPlan: https://t.co…
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    #waleg shout-out, #smallbiz spared #tax hit in senate budget, priority bills continue to move. This week's update >> https://t.co/RV8WsDjXes
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    Just after midnight, #waleg Senate passes budget on party line vote, 25-24. Good news: no general #tax increase on #smallbiz.
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    RT @NFIB: WATCH our own Karen Harned testify before @SenJudiciary LIVE here: https://t.co/EZm4nQvQO3 #GorsuchHearing #SCOTUS
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    Our #smallbiz bill of rights inventory, SB 5230, passed #waleg H State Gov on voice vote. Thank you Reps.… https://t.co/Kz9qmybZTZ

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