Monthly Archives: September 2013

Department of Labor to Implement New FLSA Regulations for Home Health Care Workers

The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) requires most employers pay their employees minimum wages and further mandates overtime pay for all hours in excess of a regular 40 hour workweek.  However, the FLSA does contain several notable exemptions.   One of these exemptions, the “Companionship Exemption,” excludes certain home health care employees from minimum wage and overtime [...]

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