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Recent changes made to the federal employment rules and payment for the companions under the federal labor laws were feared as signaling an end to in home companions. 24 hour live-in companions have always been critical in keeping an elderly or disabled family member home. Family members play a critical role as they work with […]

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Pursuant to Federal Department of Labor these rules are in effect in January but they are delaying enforcement until June 30, 2015. Home Care workers had been exempt under the companionship exemption but now they wil be: 1. ¬†entitled to overtime after 40 hours; 2. ¬†compensated for travel time between jobs; 3. ¬†compensated when they […]

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