GTM Household Blog
While federal and state laws protecting against wage theft and overtime pay often exclude household employees, the crime of wage theft and household employment are not mutually exclusive.
New York’s new rules for paying home healthcare employees now requires that those employees be paid for all hours in a client’s home in a 24-hour period, including sleep and meal periods.
As technology grows and changes, new ways to screen household employees become available, which more and more employers are using to narrow down the search for a new employee.
GTM clients can offer a 401K plan for household employees through the National Household Employers Association (NHEA). Here are some FAQs about the plan.
Work agreements for household employees are detailed outlines of the employment engagement. It establishes a clear understanding between you and your employee regarding their duties and responsibilities, and helps reduce the likelihood of issues and misunderstandings during their employment.
Families often ask for advice on handling different issues that arise when planning for summertime household employment, so let’s take a look at some of the most common concerns.
You may have heard the term “domestic workers’ bill of rights” with regard to wage and labor laws surrounding nannies and other household employees. But what exactly does that term mean and how did these laws come about?
Although paying “off the books” gives the employee more income and saves families from the extra paperwork, it is illegal and can make you liable for unpaid taxes, interest, and penalties. Follow these 14 steps to nanny tax compliance to ensure you are following employment laws.