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Commentary | May 7, 2015

U.S. News & World Report: Working Overtime for Poverty Wages

Via: U.S. News & World Report

A federal court case will decide whether home care workers continue to be denied basic labor protections.

Press Clips | April 12, 2015

New York Times: Working, but Needing Public Assistance Anyway

Via: New York Times

“The low-wage business model . . . imposes significant costs on the public as a whole,” said NELP’s Sarah Leberstein.

Press Clips | March 18, 2015

Washington Post: D.C. Home Health Care Workers Organize to Seek $15 an Hour

Via: Washington Post

NELP’s Caitlin Connolly joined U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez in calling for a $15 wage for home care workers at(…)

Commentary | February 27, 2015

Huffington Post: Giving Caregivers a Raise

Home care is the fastest-growing occupation in the United States; the workers are among the lowest paid.

News Releases | February 27, 2015

NELP and Consumer and Employer Groups File Amicus Brief in D.C. Circuit Supporting DOL Companionship Regulations

NELP filed a friend-of-the-court brief in support of the Labor Department’s regulations extending wage-and-hour protections to home care workers.

News Releases | October 7, 2014

Labor Department to Move Forward on Implementing Minimum Wage & Overtime Protections for Home Care Workers

New rule will come into effect on Jan 1st but DOL will suspend its enforcement for 6 months Washington, DC—The(…)

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