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California Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights Signed by Gov. Brown

Posted by HomeWork Solutions on Sep 30, 2013 3:15:00 PM
California Governor Brown signed the California Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights, AB 241, into law on September 26, 2013. The regulations become effective January 1, 2014.

What does this mean to California household employers?

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California Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights

Posted by Kathy Webb on May 30, 2013 4:01:00 PM

California's Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights, AB 241, was significantly amended on May 28. This is important for household employers, as the mandatory off duty meal break provision and mandatory paid vacation/time off provisions were stricken from the bill.

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Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights Movement Gains Traction Nationwide

Posted by HomeWork Solutions on May 22, 2013 12:08:00 PM

Efforts at the state level to write and pass legislation to increase the legal rights and protections of domestic service workers - nannies, elder caregivers, housekeepers and others - have increased dramatically in recent months.

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Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights

Posted by Kathy Webb on Apr 29, 2013 2:00:00 PM

Currently, New York is the only state with a Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights. However, legislative activity is occurring at the state level that could impact HomeWork Solutions’ clients in other jurisdictions as well.

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New York Household Employer: Pay Rate Notice Required January 2013

Posted by HomeWork Solutions on Dec 18, 2012 5:00:00 PM

New York State Law requires all private employers to provide written notice to employees of their rate(s) of pay and designated pay day on an annual basis. Notice must be provided between January 1 and February 2 2013. NYS' FAQ on the Wage Theft Prevention Act specifically states that an employer may not choose another time of the year to provide the notice!

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California Domestic Workers Rights Bill (AB889)

Posted by Kathy Webb on Oct 4, 2012 4:29:00 PM

The California Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights, AB889, which passed through the CA legislature this September was vetoed by Governor Jerry Brown.

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New York Household Employers Notice!

Posted by Kathy Webb on Oct 31, 2011 10:29:00 AM

The NYS Wage Theft Prevention Act was signed into law in April 2011. This act amends Section 195 of the NYS Labor Law to require all private employers to provide notice to employees of their rate(s) of pay and designated pay day.

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Topics: domestic employer legal responsibilities, nanny hourly wage, domestic workers bill of rights, new york household employment

Latest Update California AB889 Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights

Posted by Kathy Webb on Aug 18, 2011 8:44:00 AM

We have posted previously about the California Domestic Worker's Bill of Rights. After Appropriations Committee Hearings on Monday August 15, 2011, the bill is currently in the "Suspense File"

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Topics: domestic workers bill of rights, workers compensation household employees

Update California AB 889 Domestic Workers' Rights Bill

Posted by Kathy Webb on Jul 11, 2011 9:41:00 AM

HomeWork Solutions continues to track California's AB 889, coined the "Domestic Workers' Rights Bill" as it travels through the state legislature.

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Topics: nanny employment practices, domestic workers bill of rights, companionship services, companionship exemption

Update - California Domestic Worker's Bill of Rights

Posted by Kathy Webb on Jun 3, 2011 10:25:00 AM

California Assembly Bill AB889 passed the assembly in June 1 and now moves to the California Senate for consideration. We previously blogged on this bill last month. In addition to the workplace rules described in the previous blog, HomeWork Solutions has recently learned that household employers will now be required to provide itemized pay stubs with each wage payment. The requirements include:

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Topics: nanny employment practices, domestic employer legal responsibilities, nanny workers compensation insurance, nanny overtime, domestic workers bill of rights

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