Companionship Exemption Survey Results 2012

This survey was conducted for home care agencies to determine the potential impacts of a U.S. Department of Labor proposal to modify the companionship services and live-in exemptions from minimum wage and overtime compensation. Home Care Pulse, an independent third-party research firm, administered the survey and collected the response data which is accessible below.

The study compares the reported impacts among agencies that are currently required by state law to pay overtime, agencies that voluntarily pay overtime without a requirement and agencies that do not pay overtime compensation to determine whether projected impacts are valid.

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2012 Companionship Exemption Survey Results


The survey was conducted by 1. the Private Duty Homecare Association, an affiliate of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice and 2. the National Private Duty Association.