For Ray: The 1st personal care assistant is live in and now the agency wants to cut her hours and reduce her to four days a week at their will starting this Sunday. The other 3 days a week the agency says will be covered by a 2nd personal care assistant who will sent by the agency. The agency is doing this so that they can have two non-live in workers so that they can avoid paying overtime for one person. The department of labor has a new law that will go into effect on November 12th, this Thursday. https://www.ctdssmap.com/CTPortal/Information/Get%20Download%20File/tabid/44/Default.aspx?Filename=pb15_81.pdf&URI=Bulletins/pb15_81.pdf When this happens, the 1st personal care assistant will be displaced from what has been her home for one (1) year. She is applying for her green card and needs to have my dad's residence as the place she lives. It is my father's house. Can't she stay on at my father's request? This would mean that both of the personal care assistants would share a bedroom. Can the agency say that sharing a bedroom is not allowed and make the 1st leave for the 3 days? The first personal assistant has no car and the nearest relatives are in 150 miles away. She would have to pay for a two way ticket on a Greyhound and it would eat up all her salary. Please help me figure out a way we could legally insist that she stays put.
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