Tulsa, OK – QuikTrip to pay nearly $750,000 in back pay
WASHINGTON (AP) Convenience store operator QuikTrip Corp. is paying current and former employees in nine states nearly $750,000 in overtime back wages following an investigation by the Labor Department.
The agency found the Tulsa, Okla.-based store failed to pay 3,819 workers the overtime compensation they were supposed to receive.
The employees worked in Arizona, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas.
Oklahoma City, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) The state medical examiner says lawmakers criticizing his office haven't done their homework, and he'll use documentation to show they're wrong. The office has recently come under fire amid federal and state investigations and criminal charges against a former investigator.
Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A local businessman has died and four others remain hospitalized after their single-engine plane crashed in Oklahoma City.
The Medical Examiner's Office confirmed late Saturday that 59-year-old Ron Meyer died. A University of Oklahoma Medical Center official said two victims were in fair condition, but she didn't have information about the other two.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma Corporation Commission has approved a settlement for a $48 million rate increase for Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co. The action will affect customer bills in August.
The rate increase averages $6.50 a month for OG&E customers, but officials say most residential customers will receive a slight decrease in their monthly bills because of changes in the fuel adjustment formula.