Home health care provider ordered to pay $432K

INDIANAPOLIS — A federal court docket has purchased an Indianapolis property health care company to pay extra than $432,797 in back wages and damages to 171 caregivers following an investigation by the United States Office of Labor.

Pursuing a consent agreement, Timothy Paul has agreed to fork out $215,859 in additional time back again wages and an supplemental $216,938 in liquidated damages and fascination.

Paul owns equally Mend at Residence LLC and TPS Caregiving LLC, operating as Comfort and ease Keepers.

Their office is located on the southeast side of Indianapolis in close proximity to I-465 and Brookville Street.

In the selection issued Jan. 20, 2022, Choose Sarah Evans Barker also purchased the employer not to violate the Good Labor Specifications Act in the long term.

The U.S. Division of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division identified that the companies violated the FLSA when they issued staff different checks at “straight time” for hrs labored at every facility when it should have blended hrs and compensated additional time at time and 1-fifty percent employee’s charge of pay back when staff exceeded 40 several hours a week.

“When an employer assigns workers to several amenities they ought to merge all hours worked and spend acquired extra time. By failing to do so, they deny employees the wages they have rightfully attained,” explained Wage and Hour District Director Patricia Lewis in Indianapolis. “Home healthcare personnel offer their consumers with skills that are critical to their very well-being and dignity. Their employers have an obligation to compensate these personnel all their difficult-earned wages.”

WRTV is doing the job to get a reaction from Timothy Paul.

Timothy Paul owns both Heal at Home LLC and TPS Caregiving LLC, operating as Comfort Keepers

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Timothy Paul owns the two Heal at House LLC and TPS Caregiving LLC, running as Comfort Keepers

He was showcased in a 2021 WRTV story with about dwelling health and fitness treatment.

You can call the U.S. Section of Labor’s toll-no cost helpline at 866-4US-WAGE (487-9243).