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I FIND IT SO AGGRAVATING when I get to the "pay" part of an interview and the applicant says "Nope I work for CASH only and will not give out her SS info etc or allow SS taxes and Medicare to be taken out. WHat is the general feeling ?
Also will there be a contract to sign with them? How much should I pay them? Will it be an hourly pay or a periodic payment. Doing this for the first time and want ti to work well. Any helpful tips will be appreciated. Thanks -SSG
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Hi I am a live in elder care giver, I get paid 1300 a month but they also pay for my tuition. Therefore, they pay approximately 2,200 a month. I work Monday to Saturday, 7.30 am - 9.00/9.30 pm. Two years ago, I decided to... more
I need a reality check about costs. I also wonder if there's any help. I feel like the only sane one. My parents are in their eights, and definitely in cognitive decline, but not in need of actual nurse or doctor care. The men my brother hired microwave... more
UPDATE: THANK YOU EVERYONE WHO RESPONDED. I HAVE CALLED APS AND THE POLICE. THE CAREGIVER WAS QUESTIONED BY THE POLICE OFFICER AND ESCORTED OFF THE PROPERTY. I THINK IT IS TIME TO MOVE ONTO AN AGENCY.
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