In response to the pandemic, several states have passed new laws and issued new regulations and guidance about employee leave requirements for COVID-19 reasons. These impact household employers and their workers. Here is a look at what’s new across the United States.
Under a new law in the city of Philadelphia, nannies and other domestic workers are now required to receive written employment contracts, meal and rest breaks, paid leave, and other protections. Learn what you need to do as a household employer.
The U.S. Department of Labor answered additional questions about FFCRA compliance including the eligibility of paid leave for household workers, documentation needed for paid leave, and school closures due to summer vacation.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a challenging time for many families. If you employ a nanny, you may be wondering what to do with your caregiver. With new laws in effect that provide paid sick and family leave as well as expanded unemployment benefits to many employees, we’ll discuss what may apply to your nanny.
The recently passed CARES Act expanded unemployment insurance coverage to eligible individuals for a number of reasons related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Legally paid nannies and other household employees could apply for extended benefits if they qualify.
The U.S. DOL issued guidance that clarifies questions surrounding household employer and employee rights and responsibilities under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.