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Home Care Rule Letter Issued by U.S. Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services
December 15, 2014
Source: U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)
A Dear Colleague letter HTML | PDF [4 pages] , jointly issued from the Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, and the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, discusses states obligations under Title II of the ADA to avoid placing individuals at serious risk of institutionalization when considering implementation options of the new Fair Labor Standards Act regulations extending minimum wage and overtime protection to most home health care workers ("Home Care Rule"). The Home Care Rule becomes effective on January 1, 2015.
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