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Home Care Workers Finally Protected by Federal Minimum Wage and Overtime Laws

On September 17, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor released its final rule extending federal minimum wage and overtime protections to approximately two million home care workers who care for the disabled, ill, and elderly.  The new rule narrows the … Continue reading

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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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