August 3, 2017
This 30-minute webinar explored key recent developments related to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), FLSA Home Care Rule, and state labor law. Analysis of these developments' impacts on self direction was also included.​ ​This webinar was... Read more
May 10, 2017
2017 Self Direction-Conference Breakout Session: Experts from the US Department of Labor led a breakout session to discuss the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Home Care Rule and its status.
April 10, 2017


The NRCPDS has produced several resources in response to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Home Care Final Rule. This webpage is designed to be your one-stop location for information and resources about... Read more

November 23, 2016

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.

November 23, 2016

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

November 16, 2016

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

November 16, 2016

The Department of Labor Home Care Rule which takes effect on January 1, 2015 has many Adult Foster Care and other shared living providers concerned about whether caregivers qualify as employees or independent contractors under the FLSA.

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November 16, 2016

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

November 15, 2016

This September 9, 2015 webinar provides an analysis of the Home Care Association of America v. Weil litigation and appellate court decision. The analysis includes timelines and likelihoods for the litigation's potential outcomes to help... Read more

November 4, 2016

On March 28, 2014, the Department of Labor (DOL) released new guidance regarding the application of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to shared living programs. Attached you will find documents relating to the new guidance developed for the... Read more


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