Littler Mendelson

As $1.9T Stimulus Bill Heads to Senate, Here’s What It Could Mean for In-Home Care

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The House of Representatives passed the Biden administration’s $1.9 trillion stimulus bill Saturday, which means the next step for the “American Rescue Plan” is to go through the Senate, where its provisions related to home-based care will likely be tinkered with again. Because pandemic-related unemployment… Read More »As $1.9T Stimulus Bill Heads to Senate, Here’s What It Could Mean for In-Home Care

Labor Policies Threaten Home Care Providers: ‘Agencies Are Truly Getting the Worst of Both Ends’

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Home-based care providers are dealing with an ongoing pandemic and simultaneously tackling vaccine education, procurement and distribution. Now, a slew of legislative labor provisions are threatening to disrupt both home health and home care agencies across the country. After President Joe Biden was inaugurated, his… Read More »Labor Policies Threaten Home Care Providers: ‘Agencies Are Truly Getting the Worst of Both Ends’

New Court Ruling Creating ‘Tremendous Amount of Confusion’ Over Paid Leave in Home Care

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After a Monday ruling regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), many home-based care agencies are no longer considered health care providers, meaning they’ll now be forced to abide by robust federal paid-time-off mandates. “There’s a tremendous amount of confusion [over this], and I… Read More »New Court Ruling Creating ‘Tremendous Amount of Confusion’ Over Paid Leave in Home Care