Senate Bill Would Block Wage Mandates For In-Home Care

Law360, New York (June 11, 2012, 8:24 PM ET) -- A group of Republican senators on Thursday introduced legislation aimed at blocking the Obama administration's controversial efforts to extend minimum wage and overtime protections to 2 million in-home care providers through Department of Labor regulations.

Sens. Mike Johanns, R-Neb., and Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., along with 11 other lawmakers, introduced a bill known as the Companionship Exemption Protection Act, to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act to preserve the current state of the law's so-called companionship services exemption. The bill seeks to enshrine the current exemption in...
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