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New York City proposal caps number of hours home health aides can work

January 1, 1970

A bill before the New York City Council threatens to make the home care crisis in the Big Apple even worse.

The city council is considering a law that would limit the number of hours home health workers can be on the job each week. The legislation introduced last week by city councilman Christopher Marte and public advocate Jumanne Williams would extend the New York City Fair Workweek Law, which currently covers fast food and retail workers, to home health workers as well.

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