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One Year Anniversary of the New York Home Care Worker Wage Parity Act

One year ago, the New York Home Care Wage Parity Act, Public Health Law § 3614-c, went into effect and established minimum compensation requirements for home care aides who perform Medicaid-reimbursed work for certified home health agencies (“CHHAs”), managed care … Continue reading

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New Department of Labor Rules Implementing Changes to the FMLA for Military Members and Airline Flight Crew Employees

The Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid leave for (1) the birth of a child and to care for the newborn child; (2) the placement of a child for adoption or … Continue reading

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Commissioned Sales People in Retail Establishments Entitled to Overtime

Generally under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) an employer must pay its employees overtime compensation of one and one-half times the employee’s regular rate of pay for hours worked in excess of forty hours per week. 29 U.S.C. § … Continue reading

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