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UNIONIZING HOME HEALTH CARE

California May Require More Home Aide Disclosures Starting July 1, 2019 The Home Care Organization Consumer Protection Act (HCOCPA), effective  January 1, 2016,  requires licensing of home care organizations (HCOs) and registration of their home care aides (HCAs). The Home Care Services Bureau (HCSB) of California’s Department of Social Services (CDSS) regulates this industry. See […]

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CAUTIONARY TALES EPISODE EIGHT

BUSTED Adult Care Facilities Must Pay Minimum Wage and Overtime or Face Expensive Consequences California’s Labor Commissioner continues her pursuit of businesses that fail to comply with wage and hour laws. In a January 9, 2018 News Release, she announced citations of $7,137,036 against Adat Shalom Board & Care, Inc., which operates six residential board […]

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IT’S ONLY MONEY

2018 Fee Increases, Additional Requirements for Home Care Organizations and Home Care Aides: California’s Home Care Services Bureau (HCSB) – the licensing and oversight agency for Home Care Organizations (HCOs) employing registered caregivers (Home Care Aides [HCAs]) to private clients – has announced fee increases for HCO licenses and HCA registrations. See California Home Care Organizations […]

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HCOs AND THE HEAT

California Home Care Organizations Facing Unannounced Inspections and Possible Fees Increase: California’s Home Care Services Bureau (HCSB) licenses and oversees Home Care Organizations (HCOs) that provide employee caregivers to private clients. See: You Snooze, You Lose (April, 2016) and Home Health Care Organizations Last Chance to Continue Operations After June 30, 2016 (June, 2016). In its […]

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CALIFORNIA LABOR LAWS 2017:

Keep Off the Rocks Annual Pasadena Seminar for Employers Covering Employment Legal Essentials, New Workplace Laws for 2017 Friday, February 24, 2017 2017 brings yet more significant changes in California workplace laws. Over a day-long session, labor and employment law specialist Tim Bowles will present his annual review of the workplace legal basics, with emphasis […]

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CALIFORNIA LABOR LAWS 2017:

Avoid Potential Disaster Annual Seminar for Employers Covering Employment Legal Essentials, New Workplace Laws for 2017 Friday, February 24, 2017 2017 brings yet more significant changes in California workplace laws. Over a day-long session, labor and employment law specialist Tim Bowles will present his annual review of the workplace legal basics, with emphasis on the […]

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Home Care Organizations Get Ready Now:

Unannounced Inspections to Commence Soon California’s Home Care Organization Consumer Protection Act (the Act) required all home health care organizations (HCOs) to obtain a license from the Home Care Services Bureau (HCSB) of the Department of Social Services (DSS) by July 1, 2016 and to register their home care aides with the HCSB. See, You […]

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Unlicensed Home Care Organizations Risk Fines and Closure by the State

California’s Home Care Organization Consumer Protection Act (the Act) required all home care agencies to be licensed before July 1, 2016. See Home Health Care Organizations Last Chance to Continue Operations After June 30, 2016 (June, 2016). If as a home care organization (HCO) you did not obtain a license by June 30, 2016 — […]

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