GTM Household Blog
Effective July 1, 2018, the minimum wage will increase in a number of states and localities. Domestic workers like nannies must be paid at least the highest hourly minimum wage of federal, state, and local rates.
The short answer is “no.” You can’t pay your nanny a pre-set, flat-salaried amount for all hours worked in a week. You could pay her for guaranteed hours, which is different from a nanny salary. Here’s why.
If your nanny will be driving your children, here are some steps to take to make sure everyone stays safe.
If you have hired an employee to work in your home, you are considered an employer and your home is a workplace. That means you are subject to applicable labor laws that are designed to prevent discrimination in the workplace.
The New Jersey Paid Sick Leave law will apply to all employers – including families that hire workers for their homes like nannies or private senior caregivers. Here are nine important things household employers need to know about the impending law.
Hiring a summer nanny means you have an employee and will need to follow applicable tax, wage, and labor laws even if it’s just temporary work.
Here’s how to research your candidate through reference calls, background checks, and resume verification to ensure you’re making the right hiring decision.
As a family that has hired a nanny, in-home senior caregiver, or other household employees, you are now considered an employer and should follow guidelines for retaining employment, tax, and payroll records.