Protecting Home Care Workers under the Fair Labor Standards Act

Publication Date:
Jan 2009
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Future of Work

Increasing numbers of households are turning to home care workers to help provide critical care for aging and disabled family members. However, a 2007 Supreme Court decision, Long Island Care at Home, Ltd., et al. v. Coke, holds troubling implications for the provision of quality home care at a time when the demand for such care is at an all-time high.


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