Skip to comments.Pressing for In-Home Care Rules, Solis Gets Grilled on Economic Impact
Posted on 03/15/2012 5:50:23 AM PDT by SumProVita
Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) grilled Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis today about why a proposed rule to effectively eliminate current regulations that exempt companionship services and live-in domestic services from overtime requirements was created without even consulting a single states Medicare director.
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Well, if you put them out of work
theyll really have a hard time making ends meet, Alexander said."
Please. Overtime is one thing they got right.
The caregivers will all just work less than 40 hours for any one company or any one individual. You will see seniors and their families hiring 2 or 3 caregivers at fewer hours each to avoid overtime for any one individual caregiver.
Do all you can to keep your seniors at home! Many (those who don’t have an effective estate plan) have to give up all they own in order to enter a nursing home where they will receive less than 3 hours of care per day on average.
In-home care is the SEIU.