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If you have a nanny watching your kids or a senior caregiver taking care of a loved one, you know there’s a lot to keep track of, whether it’s juggling schedules or managing payroll. To make things more complicated, new laws and regulations mean that every year, there’s always a... more
Joining six other states, the Michigan legislature recently passed the Michigan Time to Care bill, guaranteeing up to 40 hours of paid sick leave for all employees — including household employees like nannies and caregivers — starting in March 2019. Michigan follows the lead of Arizona, California, Massachusetts, New Jersey... more
Even though we have a few more weeks of 2018 left, it’s time to start preparing for 2019. One of the most important items to take care of is your health insurance. As you may know, the Affordable Care Act mandates that you have a health insurance policy. While there... more
You finally landed a great nanny job. You get to bond with a new family, plan lots of playtime and, oh yeah, collect a paycheck, too! We all love payday, but it’s also good to know before your first paycheck arrives what you can expect to see when it comes... more
Congrats! You’ve found a nanny you’d like to hire. Now what? Know that as soon as your nanny accepts your job offer, your responsibilities as an employer begin. That means putting the terms of your working relationship into a contract, deciding on benefits and setting up payroll. It also means... more
Nannies, senior care providers and other household employees working in Seattle now have additional job benefits, such as meal breaks, thanks to the new Domestic Worker Bill of Rights passed by the City Counsel earlier this week. This is a step by government officials to further professionalize the in-home care... more