Inability to Work Overtime is Not a Disability

The U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon held in a recent case that an employee who was unable to work more than a 40 hour work week due to various conditions, was not disabled under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”).  Such an inability to work overtime, absent other facts, does not constitute a substantial… Continue reading Inability to Work Overtime is Not a Disability

How Not to Respond to a DOL Investigation

The DOL has the authority to conduct investigations into employers’ compliance with wage and hour laws.  The DOL can inspect workplaces, review payroll and other employment records, and interview employees and former employees to determine whether an employer is following the FLSA. Most often, the DOL investigates whether an employer is properly calculating and paying… Continue reading How Not to Respond to a DOL Investigation