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California Homecare Work Agreement

Are you planning to hire a home attendant or caregiver in your home? Do you already employ a home attendant and want to improve your employment arrangements? If so, this guide will help you: focus your initial discussions with the person you’re hiring; organize conversations with the attendant(s) working for you now; strengthen clear and

A Simple How-To Guide: Annual Evaluations for Employers of Caregivers/Attendants

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Managing caregivers or personal attendants doesn’t have to be difficult! When we intentionally set up systems of communication, we create opportunities for healthy, professional boundaries. For example, there might be a really important change coming up in your life — you might be returning to school, have a new romantic partner in your life, or

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

Home Attendant Work Agreement (Spanish)

Are you planning to hire a home attendant or want to improve your current employment arrangement? This guide will help you, organize your conversations, create clear and respectful communication, and create a clear agreement that outlines the relevant terms of employment.

Seattle Home Attendant Work Agreement

Are you planning to hire a home attendant or want to improve your current employment arrangement? This guide will help you, organize your conversations, create clear and respectful communication, and create a clear agreement that outlines the relevant terms of employment.

Connecticut Domestic Employer Responsibilities

If you live in Connecticut and employ any of the workers listed below in your home, then you have legal obligations as a domestic employer. Nanny House Cleaner Home Attendant Chef Driver Household Manager Domestic workers have the following rights in Connecticut: Minimum wage is $14 effective July 1, 2022.  On June 1, 2023 it

400 Community Stories for $400 Billion in Community Investment

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The care economy is not working for most of us.  Older adults and people with disabilities who need support at home are struggling to pay for care or going without. Home care workers and attendants are underpaid and undervalued, with many leaving the profession for higher paying jobs. Family and friends are providing care without

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