Whether Holidays Count Against an Employee’s FMLA Leave Entitlement and Determination of the Amount of Leave Taken

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On Tuesday, May 30, 2023, the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) published opinion letter FMLA2023-2-A, “Whether Holidays Count Against an Employee’s FMLA Leave Entitlement and Determination of the Amount of Leave Taken”. In this letter, WHD explains that, under the Family and Medical Leave Act, the employee’s normal workweek is the basis of the employee’s […]

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89% of US Department of Labor Investigations Revealed Violations

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As the nation recognizes Home Care and Hospice Month, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) presented a public webinar aimed primarily at the Southeast care industry so that employers and employees alike understand their rights and responsibilities under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). An alarming 89 percent of investigations completed between 2020 and […]

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89% of US Department of Labor Investigations Revealed Violations

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As the nation recognizes Home Care and Hospice Month, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) presented a public webinar aimed primarily at the Southeast care industry so that employers and employees alike understand their rights and responsibilities under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). An alarming 89 percent of investigations completed between 2020 and […]

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Dept of Labor Webinar to Address ‘Alarming Violations’ in Southeast Care Industries

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Thursday, Nov 17, 2022 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Eastern Register now! Violations in 89 percent of investigations between 2020-2022, $16M in recoveries for workers As the nation marks Home Care and Hospice Month, the U.S. Department of Labor will hold a public webinar on federal wage and hour regulations for home care, residential care […]

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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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Dept of Labor to Educate Care Industry on Wage Laws

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March 23, 2022 10AM to Noon Eastern Register to attend As part of U.S. Department of Labor efforts to build better jobs and increase pay equity, the department’s Wage and Hour Division regional office in Chicago will host a webinar, “Midwest Care Workers Summit 2022,” on March 23, 2022. The virtual summit brings together industry stakeholders from […]

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Dept of Labor to Educate Health Care Industry on Wage Laws

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March 23, 2022 10AM to Noon Eastern Register to attend As part of U.S. Department of Labor efforts to build better jobs and increase pay equity, the department’s Wage and Hour Division regional office in Chicago will host a webinar, “Midwest Care Workers Summit 2022,” on March 23, 2022. The virtual summit brings together industry stakeholders from […]

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Dept of Labor to Educate Health Care Industry on Wage Laws

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March 23, 2022 10AM to Noon Eastern Register to attend As part of U.S. Department of Labor efforts to build better jobs and increase pay equity, the department’s Wage and Hour Division regional office in Chicago will host a webinar, “Midwest Care Workers Summit 2022,” on March 23, 2022. The virtual summit brings together industry stakeholders from […]

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