The Oklahoma Anti-Discrimination Act prohibits employers from pay discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, or disability (OK Stat. Tit. 25 Sec. 1301 et seq.). The Act covers all public employers and private employers.
Under the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, the federal fair employment laws were amended so that each paycheck affected by an employer's prior discriminatory practice or decision constitutes an unlawful discriminatory act that triggers a new deadline for filing a pay discrimination claim. An employee alleging discrimination must be able to show that the paycheck or other compensation was affected by a past discriminatory act.