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Ends historic injustice, raises wage standards for millions of workers.  The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the release of long-awaited final rules that extend federal minimum wage and overtime protections to two million of our nation’s home care workers. The National Employment Law Project, Surdna Foundation grantee, praised the move, which corrects a decades-old injustice that has fueled poverty-level wages and destabilized an increasingly crucial industry.

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