The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced a new version of Form I-9. Household employers are required to use this form to verify that their employees are authorized to work in the United States. Employers can begin using the new form Aug. 1, 2023.
It may seem easy to pay a flat fee for overnight shifts but that could violate wage laws if it does not cover all hours worked at a legal pay rate. Here’s what you need to know to pay your nanny the right way for an overnight shift or other extra hours.
Minnesota becomes the latest state to pass a paid sick and safe leave law that includes all employers – including families with household help.
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.
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.
Here are several important paid family and medical leave updates that impact household employers for 2023.