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"Wage and Hour Issues in Home Health—The Impact of Proposed Changes in the Companionship Exemption"

December 2011
LTC-SIR Advisor, American Health Lawyers Association

Third-party employers providing companionship services to the elderly and infirm may soon see a change in the cost to provide services and/or the way services are delivered. Currently excluded from complying with minimum wage and overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act, new proposed regulations may eliminate the third-party exclusion.

In his article, "Wage and Hour Issues in Home Health—The Impact of Proposed Changes in the Companionship Exemption," Labor and Employment attorney, Mel Muskovitz reviews the current third-party exclusion and the impact of the proposed regulatory changes.

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Reprinted with permission. Copyright 2011 American Health Lawyers Association, Washington, D.C.