The COVID-19 pandemic has brought us a new vocabulary with terms like quarantine, isolation, stay at home, and more now becoming part of our everyday language. Each of these terms has a specific – and often legal – meaning. However, they’re often interchanged, which can cause confusion. Here’s why it’s important to know the differences.
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.
If your nanny is working for you during the COVID-19 and is not sick, should you terminate them and have them collect unemployment? Here’s everything you need to consider.