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Westmoreland County based home care service found to have withheld overtime wages

Homecare company reportedly withheld overtime pay 00:30

WESTMORELAND COUNTY (KDKA) - A Westmoreland County-based home care service has been found to have withheld hundreds of thousands of dollars in overtime pay from its employees.

According to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, federal investigators found From The Heart Companion Services failed to pay employees from four locations full overtime wages, violating the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Investigators recovered more than $383,000 in back wages and damages for 46 caregivers.

The company provides home care for elderly and physically challenged individuals and was founded in 2006.

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