NY Court Upholds 13 Hours Pay for 24-Hour Shift Home Health Aides

A New York Court of Appeals ruling will allow home care providers in that state to continue to pay “sleep in” aides for 13 hours of a 24-hour shift, as long as the employees are given three hours for meal breaks and eight hours of sleep, at least five of which must be uninterrupted. The…

New York Plans to Create an Advanced Home Health Aide Program

The state of New York is currently accepting stakeholder comment on a plan, announced on June 27, 2018, to create an advanced home health aide program. The New York Advanced Home Health Aide (AHHA) program would allow a certain class of home health aides who have successfully completed training to perform advanced jobs under the…