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A federal court case will decide whether home care workers continue to be denied basic labor protections.
“The low-wage business model . . . imposes significant costs on the public as a whole,” said NELP’s Sarah Leberstein.
NELP’s Caitlin Connolly joined U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez in calling for a $15 wage for home care workers at(…)
Home care is the fastest-growing occupation in the United States; the workers are among the lowest paid.
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.
New rule will come into effect on Jan 1st but DOL will suspend its enforcement for 6 months Washington, DC—The(…)