The U.S. Labor Department filed several lawsuits against home health care providers for wage and hour violations throughout the country, and the home care industry is one of the most targeted industries for private lawsuits alleging wage claims.
Litigation is costly and drains resources. In this episode, we discuss how to reduce your legal exposure by avoiding common mistakes with managing a distributed, mobile labor force. Then, we explore how innovative technology can foster better labor relations, benefit employees, and ultimately help prevent litigation.
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Resources Mentioned in this Episode and Supporting Information:
US Department of Labor: Information to help home care agencies determine how to comply with the federal minimum wage and overtime law.
Home Care Toolkit: A step-by-step approach for home care companies converting employees to non-exempt status from Littler Mendelson.
Graceworks Success Story: Graceworks at Home, a non-profit offering residential and personal services to older adults in Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky, uses CellTrak to improve efficiency and productivity, increasing employee retention by 20% and reducing mileage expenses by 35%.
Bio of Kristi Harris, CellTrak VP Customer Success: As VP of Customer Success for CellTrak, Kristi Harris is responsible for ensuring our clients have a positive return on their investment and a great experience working with us. Kristi brings nearly 20 years of developing and managing teams responsible for software implementation, account management, training, and product support for various software companies in the health care industry. She has worked with hundreds of hospitals across the US to use software, data, and analytics to improve their business.
Bio of Angelo Spinola, Shareholder