Tag: private duty

Sharing of home care aides’ contact information allowed under new California law

A new law was passed in California effective July 1 requiring the state Department of Social Services to provide contact information of new or renewing registered home care aides to labor unions. Unless the aides choose to opt out during registration, the new amendment to the California Home Care Services Protection Act (Home Care Act), […]

Employers likely to notice change after Acosta’s departure from DOL

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Secretary Alexander Acosta’s announcement that he is leaving his post amid controversy over his role in a lenient plea deal for multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein is likely to bring a change in tone to the agency. Acosta’s resignation will be effective a week after his July 12 announcement. He had faced […]

Agenda now available for the 22nd Annual Private Duty National Conference & Expo

The agenda for the 22nd Annual Private Duty National Conference & Expo has been finalized and it’s better than ever, featuring a powerful lineup of star presenters who will help you take your agency to the next level. Join hundreds of private duty executives at the conference November 11-13, 2019, at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. […]

NY DOL’s order on ‘13-hour standard’ for live-in caregivers ruled invalid

By Home Health Line A recent New York Supreme Court ruling has further muddied the waters around the practice of paying live-in caregivers in the state for 13 hours a day. On Sept. 26, the court ruled invalid a New York Department of Labor (DOL) emergency order that was designed to clarify the DOL’s stance […]