By Elise Viebeck, The Hill
Home care workers are demanding final rules from the Obama administration that would give them federal minimum wage and overtime protections.
The Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute (PHI), which represents home health aides, certified nurse aides and personal care attendants, called on President Obama to extend the protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act to its members.
The group pointed to Obama’s promise in December 2011 to ensure home health jobs offer the same wage-and-hour standards as other healthcare posts. (more…)