by Trevor Sparks | Apr 13, 2023 | Hiring an Employee, Household Employee Management, Parenting
Summer may be the time of year to sit back, relax and recharge. Unless of course, you have kids. When school begins again, you could be exhausted. Where did the summer go? And what happened to relaxation? This is where a summer nanny can make your life easier and the season more fun for your kids.
by Trevor Sparks | Apr 12, 2023 | Domestic Workers' Rights, Household Employee Management, Labor Laws
Washington, D.C. has joined 10 states and two major cities in enacting domestic worker protections. The major components of the district’s Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights include a requirement for work agreements in household employment and an extension of human rights as well as occupational health and safety protections for household employees.
by Trevor Sparks | Feb 14, 2023 | GTM Blog, Household Employee Management, Labor Laws
Under the Paid Leave for All Workers Act, household employers in Illinois will be required to provide up to 40 hours of paid leave during a designated 12-month period beginning in 2024.
by Trevor Sparks | Jan 4, 2023 | GTM Blog, Household Employee Management, Household Employer Policies
The IRS has increased the standard mileage rate for 2023. Household employers can use this rate to calculate the reimbursable costs of a worker operating their own car while on the job.
by Trevor Sparks | Dec 2, 2022 | GTM Blog, Household Employee Management, Household Employer Policies
There are two terms that are somewhat unique to the household employment industry: guaranteed hours and banking hours. While they’re interrelated, the first is an industry standard and the latter is illegal. Here’s why.
by Trevor Sparks | Sep 16, 2022 | GTM Blog, Household Employee Management, Retaining Employees
National Nanny Recognition Week is a great time to recognize your in-home childcare provider for their hard work, patience, and dedication. Here are some ideas to make this week special or any time you want your nanny to know that they are treasured by your family.