204. An Ounce of Prevention: Insulating Your Home Care Agency Against Common Targets of Wage-Hour Litigation and Investigations
Monday, October 16, 2017: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
CEU Credits:Course Level: Intermediate; 1.5 Accounting CPEs (NASBA/RE), 1.5 Nursing contact hours
Join Littler Shareholder Angelo Spinola, nationally recognized as one of the leading practitioners representing the home care industry across the country, who will survey the changing legal landscape of the industry. Investigations and lawsuits against home care companies continue to rise, while the new political administration’s policy agenda remains in flux. Angelo will advise you on the latest litigation trends and Department of Labor activities and how to comply with wage hour laws while still operating a successful home care business. He will discuss the pay practices and issues most commonly targeted in the home care industry such as per-visit pay, travel time, sleeping time, expense reimbursements, use of independent contractors and how companies can reduce their risk of liability by creating and prioritizing a compliance plan.
Categories: Private Duty
• Interpret status of changes in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) rules that affect executive, administrative, and professional employee rights to overtime compensation.
• Discuss current litigation trends in home care and remedial steps employers should take to mitigate risk.