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July 3, 2019

Second Circuit Sends Home Care Worker’s Putative Class Claims to Union Arbitration on an Individual Basis

On July 2, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit handed a significant victory to New York’s home care industry.

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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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January 11, 2019

Illinois Business Expense Reimbursement Law Now in Effect

Illinois is now the ninth jurisdiction to impose expense reimbursement requirements on employers.

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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.”

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August 27, 2018

Seattle Passes Ordinance to Expand Employment Rights to Domestic Workers

On July 27, 2018, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan signed into law the Domestic Worker Ordinance. Effective July 1, 2019, the ordinance is expected to impact approximately 33,000 domestic workers in Seattle.

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April 14, 2017

New York State Appellate Court Finds 24-Hour Non-Residential Home Care Attendants Must be Paid for Sleep and Meal Periods

A recent New York appellate court decision could have a significant impact on the home care industry and patients who rely on 24-hour home care to stay out of institutions.

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November 23, 2016

Federal Court Blocks New Overtime Rule

On November 22, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a preliminary injunction blocking the DOL's new rule re-defining which employees are exempt from overtime.

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September 2, 2016

Wage and Hour Challenges for the Home Care Industry

Cases filed against home care companies are at an all-time high. What pay practices may cause…

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March 25, 2015

New York State Supreme Court Finds 24-Hour Home Care Attendants Must be Paid for Sleep and Meal Periods

The New York State Department of Labor ("NY DOL") has consistently enforced the New York Labor Law ("NYLL")

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November 7, 2013

Challenges and Best Practices for Home Care Employers Following the Elimination of the Companionship Exemption

On October 1, 2013, the Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (DOL) published a final rule

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