Time worked, unless otherwise stated, are payable for work you performed. That is a lot of overtime; you have to speak up and get paid for work you performed.
Congrats on being a responsible young baby sitter. Speak with their parent(s). Six is very young and hard to get to listen to you. Try using something they want and use that to get their attention and control. The older ones are the ones you really need to talk... more
I volunteered at my church to take care of one special needs child; I think if you are working through an agency it is a flat fee; what that might be, I can't say. Having those degrees, is good of course, it just depends. Good Luck! Flo
I am no doctor, but, it sounds similar to ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder). Google and find help. Good Luck!
I was trained because my job as a contract employee with the government required me to be. I looked it p, google it and you most likely will find a place.
It most surely should, but, to some agencies, it doesn't. Experiece is experience, having a college student watch your child vs. a mother is silly to me. What does a college student know compared to a mother?
Putting in your leave request as early as possible so that the employer is aware of it is the key. Holidays are hectic enough, not being able to cover your shift makes you look not reliable.
I really can't say, check that State Laws, every State is different.