What is Alia? Alia is an online platform created by National Domestic Workers Alliance Labs that allows you to easily provide benefits to the domestic worker in your home. All client contributions are voluntary, and cleaners choose their own benefits including accident insurance, disability insurance, paid time off, critical illness insurance, and life insurance. How
Developed by Senior & Disability Action and Hand in Hand: The Domestic Employers Network The coronavirus crisis has changed what it means to hire and manage attendants or caregivers. The new guidelines for social distancing and sheltering in place challenge us to think about how to get the care and support we need, and keep
The coronavirus crisis has changed what it means to hire and manage attendants or caregivers or be a caregiver in our homes. The guidelines as states re-open challenge us to think about how to get the support we need, and keep ourselves and workers we employ in our homes safe and healthy, while also recognizing
Open and respectful communication is at the heart of any good relationship. Use this guide to create a positive employment relationship with the nanny, house cleaner, and home attendant that supports you in your home.
Planning for homecare can be a complex process. Focusing on a person’s limitations rather than their strengths may be rooted in ableism and ageism.
What should I ask in an interview? Prepare Before the Interview Before you schedule an interview with a candidate, make sure you’ve shared any details about the job that are very important to you, or are potential deal breakers for the person you may hire. You may also want to ask some pre-interview questions to
As of September 30, 2020, New York City’s Paid Safe and Sick Leave Law was updated, increasing leave for domestic workers from 2 days to 5 days. The updated law states: Domestic workers accrue safe and sick leave at the rate of 1 hour for every 30 hours worked, up to a maximum of 40
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.
Fire season has become a harsh reality for many people in California, and taking proper precautions is essential when we employ someone in our homes. This is a set of guidelines for all of us, but especially employers of house cleaners, on how best to support their employees during and after fires and other climate related