California Debates Higher Minimum Wage for Health Workers

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California may become the first state to establish a $25 per hour minimum wage for health care workers under legislation that is advancing in the state Senate. SB 525, introduced in February by state Senator Durazo (D-Los Angeles) would apply to a broad range of low-wage home care workers, potentially including those workers that don’t […]

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California Debates Higher Minimum Wage for Health Workers

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California may become the first state to establish a $25 per hour minimum wage for health care workers under legislation that is advancing in the state Senate. SB 525, introduced in February by state Senator Durazo (D-Los Angeles) would apply to a broad range of low-wage home care workers, potentially including those workers that don’t […]

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Florida’s Medicaid Workers Minimum Wage Increases to $15

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Effective October 1, 2022, Florida home care providers serving clients in the Medicaid system, either directly or through a Statewide Medicaid Managed Care (SMMC) plan, must pay employees at least $15.00/hour. This mandate is part of Freedom First budget signed by Governor Ron DeSantis early this summer. NAHC’s Executive Director of Private Duty, Kristen Wheeler, […]

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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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NAHC to Congress: Minimum Wage Hikes Must Not Outpace Reimbursement Rates

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On February 9th, the National Association for Home Care and Hospice sent a letter to leaders in Congress of both parties, outlining recommendations as legislators consider an increase in the minimum wage to $15 per hour. Twenty-eight state home care and hospice associations joined NAHC in signing the letter. An increase to the federal minimum […]

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