Oklahoma Small Business Victories


  • NFIB/Oklahoma 2015 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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    More session positives for #smallbiz: ✖️ no new taxes on services, labor ✖️ no increase in the gas tax ✖️ no "ban the box" for private biz
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    2016 = solid session for #smallbiz. We passed: ☑️ seasonal employment reform ☑️ franchisee protection ☑️ Federal Balanced Budget resolution
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    The 2016 Oklahoma legislative session has adjourned #SineDie!
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    RT @BudGround: @eCapitol_House @okiepolitics No man's life,liberty,or property are safe while the legislature is in session. Mark Twain, O…
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    Proud that #SmallBiz owner & State Rep. James Leewright displays his @NFIB member plaque on his Capitol office door: https://t.co/mC8ktcxyrk