New Nanny-Pay Legislation a “Wake-Up Call” for Working Parents

There is an article about the NY Nanny Law on the Wall Street Journal blog by Sue Shellenbarger. Click here to see the article. Click here too refer back to our article on the topic. Then answer: How do you feel about the Nanny Law?

Daily News Article About Labor Rights

Domestic workers push labor rights billDaily NewsBy Patrice O’Shaughnessy Members of the Domestic Workers Justice Coalition, a group that works to organize several domestic worker unions, held a rally Saturday, March 4th, 2009. Tuesday, Ana Ontiveros will not make her usual daily trip from the Bronx to her job as a housekeeper in Manhattan. Instead, […]

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, […]

Being Paid Legally is Your Right

What Nannies Should Do if they Did Not Receive Tax Forms. The term “nanny tax” is really an umbrella for several different taxes: Social Security and Medicare taxes and the federal unemployment tax. State unemployment tax and perhaps state disability tax may be owed as well. A nanny is an employee if the parents can […]

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 […]