All San Francisco and California employees, regardless of their immigration status, including domestic workers, have the right to paid sick leave. Domestic workers include nannies or regular babysitters, house cleaners and home attendants
Frequently Asked Questions for California Domestic Employers with Live-in or 24-Hour Shift Employees
Please refer to Hand in Hand’s California Domestic Worker Employer Legal Responsibilities handout for definitions of domestic workers and other legal requirements.
California Domestic Worker Overtime Rules
This download outlines overtime rules that apply to domestic workers in California who work in private homes. The overtime a domestic worker is entitled to depends on the type of work they do and how they are hired. To determine which rules apply, first identify what category of domestic worker your employee falls under: Personal Attendant,
California Domestic Worker Employer Legal Responsibilities
Before hiring a domestic worker, you should understand your legal obligations under federal, state and local law. All workers are covered by California’s wage and hour laws, regardless of immigration status. This resource provides general information about wage and hour laws covering domestic workers in California hired directly by private households. It is not intended
EMPLOYER GUIDE: Nannies Supervising Online Distance Learning
Asking the nanny you employ or hiring a nanny to take on supervising home instruction makes a lot of sense because nannies bring excellent skills and experience to ensure that our children focus and thrive. Check out these great tips on how to set up a fair working relationship with the nanny who is facilitating
Agreement for Nanny work during COVID
We all want to stay safe, and to do that we need to work together. This template can help nannies and employers talk honestly about how you will commit to each others’ safety and wellbeing, reach agreements and put them down in writing so that you can refer back to them regularly. Download the templates
House Cleaner Employer Checklist During COVID-19
As stay at home restrictions are lifting, many of us are considering either hiring or rehiring a housecleaner to offer some much needed help in our homes. At the same time, the major concern for all of us, is to how keep our employees and our entire household safe. We’ve partnered with the National Domestic
Nanny Employer Checklist During COVID-19
We know how much you’ve been juggling these last few months. It never ends, caring for children, cleaning up after them, preparing meals and snacks, coming up with activities, helping them with distance learning, and trying to get a few minutes of work in at the same time. As stay at home restrictions are lifting,
Protect workers and yourself by ensuring the cleaning products are non-toxic.
Guidelines for Working with Cleaners
Be a good and fair cleaning client!