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Healthcare workers were entitled to overtime (access required)

As the home healthcare aides were employees, not independent contractors, their employer violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by not paying them overtime. Moreover, because the employer was ignorant of the relevant rules, it was liable for additional liquidated damages, which, together with the overtime, was assessed against both the corporation and its owner. Background The Secretary ...