Federal Grant Will Create New Center to Support the Direct Care Workforce

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Information on grants is here The federal Administration for Community Living (ACL) plans to create a new initiative that will serve as a technical assistance and capacity-building center for direct care workers providing home and community-based services for older adults and individuals with disabilities. ACL intends to award a five-year grant to a lead entity to create […]

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Federal Grant Will Create New Center to Support the Direct Care Workforce

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Information on grants is here The federal Administration for Community Living (ACL) plans to create a new initiative that will serve as a technical assistance and capacity-building center for direct care workers providing home and community-based services for older adults and individuals with disabilities. ACL intends to award a five-year grant to a lead entity […]

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Federal Grant Will Create New Center to Support the Direct Care Workforce

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Information on grants is here The federal Administration for Community Living (ACL) plans to create a new initiative that will serve as a technical assistance and capacity-building center for direct care workers providing home and community-based services for older adults and individuals with disabilities. ACL intends to award a five-year grant to a lead entity to create […]

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Dept of Labor Announces Listening Sessions on Revisions to Overtime Regs

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Seeking input on executive, administrative, professional exemptions The U.S. Department of Labor announced a series of listening sessions with workers, employers and workplace stakeholders on potential revisions to regulations used to enforce the Fair Labor Standards Act’s minimum wage and overtime exemptions for executive, administrative and professional employees. The FLSA requires employers to pay most U.S. employees at least the federal […]

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Dept of Labor Announces Listening Sessions on Revisions to Overtime Regs

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Seeking input on executive, administrative, professional exemptions The U.S. Department of Labor announced a series of listening sessions with workers, employers and workplace stakeholders on potential revisions to regulations used to enforce the Fair Labor Standards Act’s minimum wage and overtime exemptions for executive, administrative and professional employees. The FLSA requires employers to pay most U.S. employees at least the federal […]

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Dept of Labor Announces Listening Sessions on Revisions to Overtime Regs

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Seeking input on executive, administrative, professional exemptions The U.S. Department of Labor announced a series of listening sessions with workers, employers and workplace stakeholders on potential revisions to regulations used to enforce the Fair Labor Standards Act’s minimum wage and overtime exemptions for executive, administrative and professional employees. The FLSA requires employers to pay most U.S. employees at least the federal […]

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President’s FY2023 Budget Request Includes Few Home Care-Specific Policies

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Boosts HHS Funding & Extends Sequestration to 2023 On Monday, March 28th, President Biden released a $5.8 trillion proposed budget for fiscal year (FY) 2023, which begins October 1st, 2022. While the White House budget is simply a request and Congress has final say on government spending, it does provide a window into the president’s priorities and where his […]

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President’s FY2023 Budget Request Includes Few Home Care-Specific Policies

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Boosts HHS Funding & Extends Sequestration to 2023 On Monday, March 28th, President Biden released a $5.8 trillion proposed budget for fiscal year (FY) 2023, which begins October 1st, 2022. While the White House budget is simply a request and Congress has final say on government spending, it does provide a window into the president’s […]

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OSHA to Lead Focused Inspection & Enforcement of Facilities Treating COVID-19 Patients

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced on March 7 that until June 9, 2022, it will devote 15 percent of its workplace inspections per region to nursing homes, hospitals, and assisted living communities that treat pepople with COVID-19. Through this focused enforcement initiative, the agency will verify and assess employers’ compliance actions taken, including […]

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OSHA to Lead Focused Inspection & Enforcement of Facilities Treating COVID-19 Patients

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced this month that until June 9, 2022, it will devote 15 percent of its workplace inspections per region to nursing homes, hospitals, and assisted living communities that treat pepople with COVID-19. Through this focused enforcement initiative, the agency will verify and assess employers’ compliance actions taken, including their […]

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Dept of Labor Announces $3.2M in Grants for Work Safety, Training on COVID, Infectious Diseases

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Apply for grant by May 6 How to apply for a grant The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced the availability of $3.2 million in funds from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 for Susan Harwood Workplace Safety and Health Training on Infectious Diseases, Including COVID-19 grants. The grants will fund […]

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Dept of Labor Announces $3.2M in Grants for Work Safety, Training on COVID, Infectious Diseases

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Apply for grant by May 6 How to apply for a grant The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced the availability of $3.2 million in funds from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 for Susan Harwood Workplace Safety and Health Training on Infectious Diseases, Including COVID-19 grants. The grants […]

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