Paying minimum wage and overtime to home care workers: A guide for consumers and their families to the Fair Labor Standards Act

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, March 2016

Explains to home care consumers and their families the circumstances in which home care workers must now be paid the minimum wage and receive overtime pay. The fact sheet also provides advice for keeping track of workers’ hours, and it details the consequences for failure to comply with the new federal rule.