Are you planning to hire someone to provide house cleaning services in your home 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
Sunsetting of Alia
Alia is an online platform created by National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) Labs to allow employers to provide certain benefits to the domestic workers in their homes. As of March 9, 2022, NDWA is discontinuing the Alia program. NDWA is working on new versions of the platform, to specifically address areas of the original platform
How to be a fair employer during the coronavirus pandemic
We hope that you and your community are staying healthy, informed, and connected in these times. With news of the arrival of COVID-19 coronavirus to the United States in the last few weeks, all of us at Hand in Hand are following updates closely to know the best ways to handle the situation throughout our
Protect workers and yourself by ensuring the cleaning products are non-toxic.
Guidelines for Working with Cleaners
Be a good and fair cleaning client!
Organizer: Amy Cohen About: Founded in 2018, Hand in Hand’s employer members joined workers at the Pennsylvania Domestic Workers Alliance to win the strongest municipal Bill of Rights in Philadelphia in 2019. Resources: Bill Summary https://domesticemployers.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Philadelphia-DWBOR-Summary-Comms-Briefing.pdf
Massachusetts Coalition of Domestic Workers
The Massachusetts Coalition of Domestic Workers (MCDW) works to bring racial and social justice and dignity to all domestic workers in our state. http://www.massdomesticworkers.org