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We Count on Home Care

We Count on Home Care

For Workers

Effective January 1, 2015, most direct care workers will be entitled to receive federal minimum wage and overtime pay protections.

Direct care workers are workers who provide home care services, such as certified nursing assistants, home health aides, personal care aides, caregivers, and companions.

Information in this section will help you determine if you’re entitled to receive at least the federal minimum wage and overtime.



"Am I entitled to federal minimum wage and overtime pay?"

Begin Self-Assessment