2019 Self-Direction Conference Breakout Session: Sarah Marcus and Melissa Murphy, from the Office of the Solicitor at the Federal Department of Labor, addressed how the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) applies to common situations encountered in... Read more
In April 2019, Applied Self-Direction held a member-only webinar, Exploring the New Department of Labor (DOL) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Joint Employment. During this webinar, Kate Murray from Applied Self-Direction explored the... Read more
Comments from the NRCPDS' 3 membership groups in response to the Department of Labor's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to restrict the use of the companionship exemption.
On December 27, 2011 the Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division released a notice of proposed rule making. The proposed rules would revise the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) "companionship exemption", an exemption from the minimum wage and... Read more
This session assesses the home care rule's impact on VD-HCBS programs, including detailed coverage of the new companionship exemption requirements, as well as changes to joint employment status, shared living, and live-in worker rules. In... Read more
On Wednesday, January 14, Judge Richard Leon of the DC District Court ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in Home Care Association v. Weil, vacating the FLSA Home Care Rule. DOL is expected to appeal the ruling. This webinar recording is an overview... Read more
This November 2014 FMS member forum focused on the Home Care Rule Time-Limited Non-Enforcement Policy, which delays enforcement by the Department of Labor of the new Companionship and Live-in Worker Exemption Rules. The webinar described the... Read more
In October 2014, Mollie Murphy hosted a webinar for NRCPDS FMS Members at Boston College on various guidance impacting FMS providers.The webinar presented the guidance issued by the Department of Labor addressing unpaid sleep time, as well as... Read more