DOL busts Bernie’s Burger Bus

  • June 29, 2018

The companies that own the Bernie’s Burger Bus restaurant chain in Houston will have to pay $62,754 after investigators from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and...

Even some common injuries can be disabilities

  • June 19, 2018

Under the ADA, each worker’s disability must be considered on an individualized basis. Thus, a condition that might not slow down one person may have a more profound...

Department of Labor opinion letters are back

  • June 18, 2018

As part of fulfilling its mission to enforce the Fair Labor Standards Act, the FMLA and other laws—and in recognition of their complexity—the DOL allows employers to...

Aging, aching joints drive disability trends

  • June 13, 2018

Disability claims for joint disorders and musculoskeletal issues have increased significantly over the past 10 years in the U.S., according to data from Unum, the...