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Advocates fear long delay for rule on home-care worker pay
Modern Healthcare

Those awaiting the Obama administration’s decision on whether to guarantee home-care workers at least the federal minimum wage and overtime pay could be in for a long summer.

The Office of Management and Budget’s 90-day window to review a final rule on the matter passed without action on April 15. It has been more than a year since President Barack Obama announced he would work toward ensuring workers in the $84 billion-a-year home-care business would receive minimum wage and overtime protections.