How DOL’s New Overtime Rules Will Impact Domestic Workers

Law360, New York (August 24, 2016, 5:41 PM ET) — Changes rolling out over the next several months will increase the number of domestic workers in the United States who are eligible for overtime pay. In the past, the pay threshold for employees to claim overtime was very low, and many home care providers didn’t qualify. For example, domestic workers who made more than $23,600 per annum ($455 per week) and played a more supervisory role in a home were exempt from being paid for overtime hours. These domestic workers — who often supervised at least two…
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