A federal court has ordered Aspen Nursing Services Inc. to pay $210,000 in back wages and damages to 22 employees who worked for the company’s home health care division, Aspen Community Living, in Louisville.
The judgment results from a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Labor alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act.The suit arose from an investigation that found that the company failed to pay employees an hourly rate equaling the minimum wage, and employees who worked more than 40 hours in a week had not been paid the required one and one- half times their regular rates of pay for overtime hours.
The labor department said employees were paid flat rates per day. The company also failed to keep accurate records of employees’ hours.
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