Press Release: Pressley Ridge FLSA Settlement

Woman Teacher and StudentPITTSBURGH — Pressley Ridge is a 171-year-old nonprofit organization and recognized leader in children’s mental health and social services treatment. It provides residential treatment, foster care, educational services, and community-based services to more than 1,200 children and families daily. It has offices in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, District of Columbia and Lisbon, Portugal.

On November 1, 2002, Pressley Ridge voluntarily changed its pay practices applicable to its Residential Treatment Model to be more reflective of the evolving therapeutic treatment and staffing needs. This meant that the compensation for the full-time Teacher/Counselors shifted from salaried to a 40-hour work week with overtime compensation being paid for hours worked exceeding 40.

Since then, Pressley Ridge has been cooperating with the U.S. Department of Labor which was conducting an investigation under the Fair Labor Standards Act of the pay of certain groups of Pressley Ridge’s Teacher/Counselors. Pressley Ridge has agreed to a settlement of the issue to bring closure and because it believes that it is the right thing to do for its organization.

Share

Filed under: Press Release Archive | Posted on May 6th, 2003 by Pressley Ridge

Tags:

Upcoming Events

July 2014
S M T W T F S
29 30 1 2 3 4

Independence Day

Close

July 4, 2014All Day

5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21

Central PA TFC Open House

Close

July 21, 2014

Pressley Ridge York
141 E. Market Street
York, PA 17401

When it becomes necessary for a youth to be placed outside of his/her home, Pressley Ridge offers treatment foster care service. A professional parent is a highly trained treatment foster parent who provides care for a youth in his/her home. Please attend one of our monthly walk-in information sessions that is held every 3rd Monday at 4pm at 141 E. Market Street, York, PA 17401.

22

National Parents' Day

Close

July 22, 2014All Day

23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31 1 2

Click here to view full Events Calendar »

Get More Information

Click here to contact Pressley Ridge »


Complete the form to speak with us.

Latest News

News Link

Stay Connected