Department of Labor Webinars on New Wage and Hour Rules Affecting Home Care
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
by: VNAA Policy Team

Section: Public Policy and Advocacy




The US Department of Labor will host a series of webinars on its new rules that change the “companionship services” and “live-in domestic services” overtime exemptions. These new rules will take effect on January 1, 2015. The schedule and information on how to access the webinars is set out below:

Northeast Region(ME, NH, VT, MA, RI, CT, NY, PA, NJ, DE, MD, DC, VA, WV, PR):
Previously scheduled for Thursday, October 3
New date: Thursday, October 31, from 1:00-2:30 pm Eastern Time
 
Western Region (AZ, NV, CA, OR, WA, ID, HI, AK):
Previously scheduled for Tuesday, October 8
New date: Tuesday, November 5, from 10:00-11:30 am Pacific
 
Midwest Region(OH, MI, IN, IL, WI, MN, IA, MO, NE, KS):
Previously scheduled for Thursday, October 10
New date: Thursday, November 7, from 12:00-1:30 pm Central
 
Southeast Region(KY, TN, NC, SC, GA, FL, AL, MS):
Previously scheduled for Tuesday, October 15
New date: Tuesday, November 12, from 2:00-3:30 pm Eastern Time, 1:00-2:30 Central
 
Southwest and Mountain Regions(LA, TX, AR, OK, NM, CO, WY, UT, MT, ND, SD):
Previously scheduled for Thursday, October 17
New date: Thursday, November 14, from 2:00-3:30 pm Central Time, 1:00-2:30 Mountain

Find out more about the Final Rule along with webinar registration instructions here: Home Care website, www.dol.gov/whd/homecare.  
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