Make Your Home a Safe Place to Work and Live! An important component of being a fair employer is ensuring that your home is a safe and healthy place to work. Here are some basic steps to make this happen. Prepare Your Home Remove the source of toxicity or hazard such as bleach, ammonia,
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
We’ve partnered with the National Domestic Workers Alliance to create this checklist to help you keep the house cleaner in your home as well as your entire household safe during COVID-19.
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.
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
This time sheet should be used by domestic workers who are classified as non-personal attendants under California law and their employers.
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.
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
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