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A new sheriff in town, to home care’s dismay

January 1, 1970

There is no question that President Biden, from his politics to his style of governing, marks a major departure from his predecessor. At least one field, home care, is likely somewhat nostalgic for the previous administration.

Let’s be honest. In terms of pay and employment issues, the current president has not exactly been a friend of the program.

This week, the National Association for Home Care & Hospice held a webinar about the Department of Labor and how it is turning up the heat on home care companies for violating the Fair Labor Standards Act. Webinar presenter, attorney Angelo Spinola, painted a pretty grim picture.