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February 13, 2019

Certainty is (Even Closer) on the Horizon for the New York Home Care Industry

A New York court will soon decide the fate of a rule governing how certain home care attendants are paid.

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December 11, 2018

New York Agency Renews Effort to Promulgate State-Wide Predictable Scheduling

On December 7, 2018, the New York Department of Labor (NYDOL) proposed a new set of “predictable scheduling” regulations in an effort to discourage on-call shifts and require employers to pay employees for cancelled shifts.

Insight
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November 13, 2018

Employers are Preparing Now to Tackle 2019's Newest Labor and Employment Laws

As 2018 draws to a close, employers are looking to the next wave of labor and employment laws and regulations that will take effect in 2019 and beyond.

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September 28, 2018

New York Court Nullifies Recent Emergency Amendment Codifying Longstanding "13-Hour Rule" for Home Care Industry

The home health care industry suffered a major setback on September 26, 2018, when a court ruled that the NY Department of Labor's emergency rulemaking amendment to the “13-hour rule” was “null, void and invalid.”

Dear Littler
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September 20, 2018

Dear Littler: Do We Have to Accommodate A Religious Objection to the Flu Shot?

I work in a health care setting. A nurse is refusing to get the flu shot based on her supposed religious beliefs. Do we need to accommodate her?

ASAP
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July 17, 2018

Trump Administration DOL Issues First Substantive Guidance on Independent Contractors

The Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Field Assistance Bulletin (FAB) on Friday, July 13, 2018, titled “Determining Whether Nurse or Caregiver Registries Are Employers of the Caregiver.”

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May 21, 2018

OFCCP Extends Moratorium on TRICARE Enforcement for Two More Years

On May 18, 2018, the OFCCP issued a directive ending uncertainty as to whether efforts to audit TRICARE participants will resume in 2019 and signaling an encouraging willingness to reconsider the agency’s prior positions on this issue.

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April 6, 2018

A "Rare" Amendment: Colorado Amends its Non-Compete Statute for the First Time Since 1982 to Protect Physicians Treating Patients with "Rare Disorders"

On April 2, 2018, Colorado enacted a bill amending its non-compete statute to clarify that physicians may disclose their continuing practice and provide new contact information to any of their patients with “rare disorders.”

Insight
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March 8, 2018

Certainty is on the Horizon for the New York Home Care Industry

The NY Court of Appeals will consider whether home care attendants working 24-hour shifts employed by third-party agencies must be paid for every hour of their shift, with no deductions for meal or sleep periods.

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December 21, 2017

Another Federal Court Holds Home Health Aides in NY are NOT Necessarily Entitled to Pay for Every Hour of a 24-Hour Shift, but that the DOL's Home Care Rule Took Effect on January 1, 2015

A recent federal court decision has added to the confusion surrounding the application of the U.S. Department of Labor's "home care" overtime rule and New York's "13-hour" rule regarding compensable work hours for certain home care aides.

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