The US Department of Labor is always issuing (and has always issued) regulations implementing and interpreting the Fair Labor Standards Act.  Oft times, practitioners are arguing to a court either that the regulations should be deferred to or that the regulations are not binding on a court and should be struck down.

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The National Association of Medicaid Directors (“NAMD”) is challenging the proposed rule to extend minimum wage and overtime protections to home health care workers.  Currently, home health care workers are exempt from the minimum wage and overtime requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  Pursuant to the proposed change, any home health care work assigned