Walberg Introduces Bills to Maintain the Companionship Exemption

House Workforce Protections Subcommittee Chairman Tim Walberg (R-MI) introduced a legislative package that would maintain the current companionship services exemption. Walberg introduced H.R.5969, the Ensuring Access to Affordable and Quality Companion Care Act, and H.R.5970, the Protecting In-Home Care from Government Intrusion Act, in response to the Department of Labor’s (DOL) proposed rule issued in…