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    Coalition Applauds Decision Affirming Protections for Direct Care Workers

    Washington, DC – The Eldercare Workforce Alliance (EWA) applauds the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit’s decision to affirm the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) final rule that would extend federal minimum wage and overtime protection under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to the more than 2.5 million paid home-and community-based workers. These workers provide necessary assistance that often allows older adults to live at home as independently as possible.

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