Au Pairs Gaining FLSA Protection Terrifies Cultural Care, Inc.

September 13, 2016

After suffering a bruising defeat in Colorado federal court, Cultural Care initiates a counteroffensive by filing a suit in Massachusetts District Court to preclude the recently enacted Domestic Workers Bill of Rights from applying to them. See Complaint at 42-44, Cultural Care, Inc. v. Office of the Attorney Gen., No. 16-cv-11777 (D. Mass. Aug. 31, 2016). The Bill of Rights does not directly name au pairs, but protects employees "paid by an employer to perform work of a domestic nature... [...]

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