Comfort Keepers was founded in 1998. They offer personalized plans of care that allow clients to continue living in their own home while at the same time receiving quality care from in-home health care workers. All the franchises of the company are state licensed, insured and bonded. All the caregivers are screened, trained and drug tested. They strive hard to search for the best caretakers so that they can confidently take care of family members. Some of the specialty services are home health care, companion and personal care and other such services.
Caregivers and home health aides often work more than 40 hour work per week but are not paid overtime pay by their employer. For certain caregivers, this is a violation of federal overtime pay laws.
The Companionship Services Exemption was eliminated by the United States Department of Labor in connection with workers who work for third parties, such as home healthcare companies and hospice companies. This means that caregivers who work for an agency or company are eligible for overtime pay. Caregivers employed directly by the patient or family are not eligible for overtime pay.
Lawsuits are being filed to recover unpaid wages for workers who are being paid both on an hourly basis and for those who receive a salary. Your eligibility to qualify for overtime pay depends on a number of factors, including whether your employer has classified your job title as exempt under the Companionship Services Exemption.
If you currently work or did work at Comfort Keepers in the past and were refused or denied overtime pay, you should call now to speak with our experienced overtime pay lawyers today. Our overtime pay attorneys will determine if you are entitled to receive overtime wages based upon your job description, job duties, rate of pay, and number of hours worked, and your job classification.
Comfort Keepers cannot fire you for requesting overtime or filing an unpaid overtime lawsuit. This is a violation of federal laws and would subject your employer to serious penalties. There are strict time deadlines for filing lawsuits so it is essential that you contact an attorney immediately.
Our experienced legal team will give you a Free, Confidential Case Review to determine if you unlawfully refused overtime pay. If you have a claim, we will start working on your case immediately. We charge no legal fees until you receive a settlement and there are no costs to start your claim.
Call us today at (855) 754-2795 to discuss your case right now with an overtime attorney!
We handle overtime pay lawsuits for personal assistants, certified home health aides, home care aides, certified nursing assistants (CNA), registered nursing assistants, companions, companion caregivers, daily living workers, direct care workers, direct support workers, nursing assistant, personal care providers, respite workers, and homemakers.