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Labor Law: DOL Finalizes Restriction On Companionship Exemption

- Published on Fri, Sep 20, 2013
Aides will see hours cut. Get ready to add a new layer of bureaucracy to your aide scheduling in January 2015. That’s when the Department of Labor is eliminating the companionship exemption to minimum wage and overtime laws for home care aides employed by a third party — including home health agencies. The change, which was proposed almost two years [...]

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