GTM Household Blog
A new Arizona paid sick leave law for household employees (and all employees) begins July 1, 2017. The law requires all employers to provide paid and protected sick leave to all employees, including part-time, temporary, and seasonal employees.
Employers must begin complying with the Chicago Sick Leave Ordinance on July 1, 2017. The Ordinance applies to all employers in Chicago and Cook County, IL, and explicitly provides that it applies to domestic workers.
Part of the responsibilites of being a household employer is understanding nanny taxes – what they are and what to pay. Use this helpful guide to assist you in complying with nanny tax laws.
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.