News Releases | June 26, 2015

NELP on Massachusetts Decision to Pay Home Care Workers $15

The following statement is from National Employment Law Project executive director Christine Owens on the decision in Massachusetts to pay(…)

Blog | May 28, 2015

White House Conference on Aging Spotlights Need to Improve Home Care Jobs

As more Americans need long-term care, making home care jobs into quality jobs is critical, says NELP’s Caitlin Connolly.

Blog | May 12, 2015

Standing with Home Care Workers to Reform a Racial Injustice

On Thursday, NELP and many allies gathered at the steps of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to show support(…)

Commentary | May 7, 2015

U.S. News & World Report: Working Overtime for Poverty Wages

A federal court case will decide whether home care workers continue to be denied basic labor protections.

Press Clips | April 12, 2015

New York Times: Working, but Needing Public Assistance Anyway

“The low-wage business model . . . imposes significant costs on the public as a whole,” said NELP’s Sarah Leberstein.

Press Clips | March 18, 2015

Washington Post: D.C. Home Health Care Workers Organize to Seek $15 an Hour

NELP’s Caitlin Connolly joined U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez in calling for a $15 wage for home care workers at(…)

Commentary | February 27, 2015

Huffington Post: Giving Caregivers a Raise

Home care is the fastest-growing occupation in the United States; the workers are among the lowest paid.

News Releases | February 27, 2015

NELP and Consumer and Employer Groups File Amicus Brief in D.C. Circuit Supporting DOL Companionship Regulations

NELP filed a friend-of-the-court brief in support of the Labor Department’s regulations extending wage-and-hour protections to home care workers.

News Releases | October 7, 2014

Labor Department to Move Forward on Implementing Minimum Wage & Overtime Protections for Home Care Workers

New rule will come into effect on Jan 1st but DOL will suspend its enforcement for 6 months Washington, DC—The(…)

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