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Seattle House Cleaner Work Agreement

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

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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

Non-Toxic Cleaning

Protect workers and yourself by ensuring the cleaning products are non-toxic.


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

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