Covid-19 Addendum for Nanny Contracts

Protect Your Income During the Pandemic Coronavirus is stressful for everyone, including nannies and their employers. I have nanny and au pair friends in conflict with the parents that employ them about social distancing. Disagreements about coronavirus safety measures have caused some caregiver friends to quit long-term jobs they previously loved. I have also heard […]

Daily News Giving Rights to Caregivers Without a Voice

Giving Rights to Caregivers Without a VoiceBy Albor Ruiz Sunday, April 5th 2009, 4:00 AM “I am not speaking only for myself, but for 200,000 people,” said Patricia Francois, a nanny who is suing her former employer for allegedly assaulting her. Two hundred thousand is the number of domestic workers in the New York City […]

Eleven Nanny and Domestic Worker Rights

Nanny and Domestic Worker Rights In a report prepared for the U.N. Human Rights Committee entitled, “Domestic Workers’ Rights in the United States,” violations against domestic workers are noted. The report states, “Employed in private homes to perform household tasks that historically have been assigned a diminished value, domestic workers frequently face exploitation and abuse, […]

Women’s eNews N.Y. Domestic Workers See Bill of Rights in ’09

N.Y. Domestic Workers See Bill of Rights in ’09By Rebecca HarshbargerWeNews correspondent Amid massive layoffs, domestic workers and advocates across the country are looking to New York to become the first state to extend legal protections for health insurance, overtime, severance and cost-of-living salary adjustments. (WOMENSENEWS)–When Lois Newland began working as a nanny in […]