NYC Off Hook For Home Health Care Workers' Wage Claims

Law360, Wilmington (January 2, 2013, 9:36 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Wednesday ruled that New York City is not responsible for overtime pay and other compensation allegedly owed to a putative class of home health care workers employed by a nonprofit providing services under a Medicaid contract.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Joan M. Azrack issued an order granting summary judgment to the city and its Human Resources Administration, finding the plaintiffs — attendants who worked for home health care contractor Human Development Association Inc. — were not jointly employed by the city...
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