MRT 61 - Home Care Worker Wage Parity

Information regarding minimum wage compliance and rate reimbursements.


Important Update:

October 13, 2015 is the implementation date of the United States Department of Labor application of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to Domestic Service regulation.

On January 22, 2015, the Department of Labor filed an appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in the lawsuit brought by associations of home care companies challenging the Home Care Final Rule.

On January 14, 2015, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon issued an opinion and order vacating the Final Rule´s revised definition of companionship services.
The Department of Health is in the process of reviewing this Order.