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§ 165.9. Actions to recover unpaid wages and damages--Parties--Costs and attorney's fees

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 40. Labor

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 40. Labor
Chapter 5. Protection of Labor
40 Okl.St.Ann. § 165.9
§ 165.9. Actions to recover unpaid wages and damages--Parties--Costs and attorney's fees
A. Action by an employee to recover unpaid wages and liquidated damages may be maintained in any court of competent jurisdiction by any one or more employees for and in behalf of himself or themselves and other employees similarly situated, or such employee or employees may designate an agent or representative to maintain such action for and on behalf of all employees similarly situated for such wages. Any employee, or his representative, shall have the power to settle and adjust his claim for unpaid wages.
B. The court in any action brought under this section may, in addition to any judgment awarded to the plaintiff or plaintiffs, defendant or defendants, allow costs of the action, including costs or fees of any nature, and reasonable attorney's fees.

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Laws 1955, p. 242, § 9, emerg. eff. June 6, 1955; Laws 1977, c. 266, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1977; Laws 1982, c. 304, § 28, operative Oct. 1, 1982; Laws 1988, c. 250, § 2, emerg. eff. June 27, 1988.
40 Okl. St. Ann. § 165.9, OK ST T. 40 § 165.9
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session and First and Second Extraordinary Sessions of the 58th Legislature (2022).
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