Obama Administration Mulls Rule To Give Home Health Aides Better Wages

Kaiser Health News staff writer Alvin Tran reports that "close to 2 million in-home care workers and personal care aides in the United States don't always get paid for overtime work or receive minimum wage, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. They are explicitly excluded from a key federal wage law that carved out exceptions for causal babysitters and companions for people who are sick or disabled" (Tran, 4/29). Read the story.

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