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 dangers of hiring without background checks being performed range from theft to physical harm. All of which may be avoided by thoroughly checking an employment candidate’s background.
Household employers hire staff to make life more convenient, easier, and fun—enabling the employer to direct his or her energies toward enjoying his or her family or home. Hiring a nanny through an agency can help make this happen.
It is very important that an employer knows the difference between worker classifications, so that taxes are filed properly and you can avoid the penalties for misclassifying your domestic worker.
A revised form I-9 is coming soon from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Beginning on September 18, 2017, all employers – including household employers – must use the revised form.