The law includes household employees like nannies, housekeepers, and senior caregivers. Here’s what it means for families with household help and how they can comply with the new legislation.
A new Arizona paid sick leave law for household employees (and all employees) begins July 1, 2017. The law requires all employers to provide paid and protected sick leave to all employees, including part-time, temporary, and seasonal employees.
Employers must begin complying with the Chicago Sick Leave Ordinance on July 1, 2017. The Ordinance applies to all employers in Chicago and Cook County, IL, and explicitly provides that it applies to domestic workers.
The Montgomery County Sick Leave law requires employers with one or more employees in the Maryland county to provide paid sick and safe leave to covered employees, including domestic workers.
Sick time is to be used in case the employee is ill or must care for an ill loved one, and vacation time is for the employee to simply take time away from work. But should you offer sick and vacation time or PTO? What’s the difference?