Before asking your nanny to come back to work (or hiring a new one), thoughtfully construct a return to work plan to keep everyone healthy and safe after the pandemic.
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.
We are proud to lend support to the Nanny Relief Fund, a newly-launched nonprofit organization assisting in-home caregivers in their times of need. Many nannies are especially at risk during this health crisis as they may be overlooked by traditional labor protections such as paid leave and unemployment benefits.
If you plan to have an employee in your home during or after the COVID-19 pandemic, you may have health and safety concerns. Here are some FAQs on employing and hiring workers during an unprecedented time.
The Department of Labor’s nonenforcement period for following paid leave requirements under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act has ended. Household employers need to comply with the law’s rules or face fines and other penalties.