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Foster v. Americare Healthcare Servs., Inc., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 166550 (S.D. Ohio Dec. 11, 2015)

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Ohio Federal Court Rejects Challenge to Application of Companionship Exemption to Home Health Aide

Jackson Lewis P.C. • December 17, 2015
Last week, an Ohio, a federal judge held that a home health aide failed to demonstrate that she performed general housework unrelated to the care of her patients, and therefore qualified as a provider of companionship services under the Fair Labor Standards Act’s previous formulation of the “companion” exemption. As such, the home health aide was not entitled to the minimum wage or overtime. Foster v. Americare Healthcare Servs., Inc., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 166550 (S.D. Ohio Dec. 11, 2015).