Archive for November, 2011

Discrimination Claims at an All-Time High

By | November 22nd, 2011 | General » Leave a comment

Last week, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released a report revealing that the agency received 99,947 charges of employment discrimination in the last fiscal year. This is the largest number of charges filed since the agency was established in 1965. Other records hit included the largest total amount of monetary benefits collected […]

Christine Cave Speaker on Standards for Excellence

By | November 22nd, 2011 | News » Leave a comment

Last week in three locations across the State of Oklahoma, Christine Cave spoke on the best practices for nonprofit organizations in the Human Resources and Financial/Legal Compliance areas. The presentation was a part of the Standards of Excellence series sponsored by the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits. The series discussed best practices in the area of […]

Attorney Christine Cave was Recognized for Leadership in Law

By | November 4th, 2011 | General » Leave a comment

In 2008, Ms. Cave was selected for the inaugural class of the Leadership Academy sponsored by the Oklahoma Bar Association. She and others from that and subsequent classes, were recognized by the Oklahoma Bar Association this morning for their leadership in and contributions to the legal field.

Oklahoma Mock Trial Program Highlighted

By | November 3rd, 2011 | General » Leave a comment

Attorney Christine Cave presents today to the current Leadership class of the Oklahoma Bar Association on the Oklahoma Mock Trial Program. Ms. Cave has served on the Mock Trial Committee since 2003 in many roles, including that of Chairperson and Chair of Case Development . The high school mock trial program is a wonderful opportunity […]

Door Closes on Big Damage Awards Against Small Oklahoma Employers

By | November 2nd, 2011 | General » Leave a comment

As of yesterday, all employers in Oklahoma, but especially small ones, breathed a collective sigh of relief. For the last two years, employers of all sizes have faced almost unlimited liability for employee discrimination claims under a public policy tort theory. In November 2009, the Oklahoma Supreme Court held in the case of Smith v. […]

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