The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit recently reinstated regulations from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), extending federal minimum wage and overtime requirements to home health workers employed by third-party employers.
Home Care Association of America v. Weil, No. 15-5018 (Aug. 21, 2015) concerns plaintiffs-appellees Home Care Association of America (Home Care) and two other associations that represent third-party employers of home health workers. Appellees challenged a DOL’s Final Rule from 2013, which amends the long-standing regulation that companionship workers employed by third-party employers are exempt from the minimum wage and overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Read More >>