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New York Home Health Aide Suit Paused for SCOTUS Pension Case

Feb. 14, 2020, 4:16 PM

A lawsuit accusing two New York health services companies of cheating home health aides out of wages and benefits will be paused while the U.S. Supreme Court considers a case involving U.S. Bank’s pension plan, a federal judge in Brooklyn ruled.

The health aides accuse Preferred Home Care of New York LLC and Edison Home Health Care of failing to pay them a portion of the wages required by New York’s Home Care Worker Wage Parity Law. They also say the companies enrolled them in a “captive insurance scheme” that carried high out-of-pocket health costs and allowed the companies to...

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