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.
Paid sick leave laws often include families with household help like a nanny, senior caregiver, or housekeeper. Here’s a look at what is relevant for household employers and how you can comply with these requirements.
New York’s HERO Act Imposes New Employer Requirements to Help Prevent Spread of Airborne Infectious Diseases
The HERO Act requires employers in New York State, including families with household help, to develop safety plans that help prevent the spread of airborne infectious diseases in the workplace.
The group of bills, called Virginia’s domestic workers bill of rights, expands employment rights and workplace protections and safety for household employees in the state.
The start of the new year has seen changes to a few state paid sick leave programs. Household employers in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New York should review these updates to ensure compliance with labor laws.
From voluntary paid sick leave to dependent care FSA updates, household employers need to be aware of these four key provisions in the recently enacted stimulus package.