Safety and OSHA News

Did employer fail to accommodate Zamboni driver’s disability from work injury?

An ice-skating rink says it fired its maintenance manager after he drove the Zamboni into the rink wall, causing damage. The employee says the rink failed to accommodate his disability due to a workplace injury and fired him for it. How did a court rule?  [Read more…]

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Clothes or protective gear? Difference affects worker pay

One thing is for sure on the issue of whether workers should be paid for the time it takes them to put on or take off safety gear: There are enough court cases on the subject. Now, it seems the courts are reaching a consensus on this issue, despite an opinion by the U.S. Department of Labor. [Read more…]

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