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Blog | June 1, 2016

Health and Safety Risks Grow for Home Care Workers

Home health aides, personal care attendants, and certified nursing aides top the lists for workplace injuries, illness, and violence.

Blog | May 2, 2016

Home Care Workers Call for End to Wage Theft

83 percent of home care workers report overtime violations.

Blog | January 27, 2016

Ending the “Independent Contractor” Charade in On-Demand & Just-in-Time Work

In just the last week, two more companies have reclassified their workers as employees.

News Releases | December 21, 2015

Report Urges Accountability for Labor Standards in Home Health Care, America’s Fastest-Growing Jobs

The industry’s pervasive outsourcing of employer functions means workers often struggle to hold anyone accountable for labor violations.

Blog | October 14, 2015

Wage & Hour Protections for Home Care Workers Take Effect

Home care workers are now finally covered by federal minimum wage and overtime laws.

News Releases | August 21, 2015

NELP Applauds Historic Decision to Uphold Minimum Wage & Overtime Rights for Home Care Workers

This is a tremendous victory for the two-million-plus home care workers in America.

News Releases | June 26, 2015

NELP on Massachusetts Decision to Pay Home Care Workers $15

The following statement is from National Employment Law Project executive director Christine Owens on the decision in Massachusetts to pay(…)

Blog | May 28, 2015

White House Conference on Aging Spotlights Need to Improve Home Care Jobs

As more Americans need long-term care, making home care jobs into quality jobs is critical, says NELP’s Caitlin Connolly.

Blog | May 12, 2015

Standing with Home Care Workers to Reform a Racial Injustice

On Thursday, NELP and many allies gathered at the steps of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to show support(…)

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