Some parents want the nanny to do more than take care of the children. You may also want them to prepare meals, groceries or a shop, or take care of pets, as well. If you offer your nanny health insurance, Romano recommends hiring an official insurance agent who will guide you through the plan and its details. «Your insurance agent should be able to offer fair, cheap and inclusive options,» she says. By incorporating these benefits into the nanny`s contract, both parties are in legal compliance with the requirements, which means that the nanny can take legal action if the employer does not respect the benefits outlined. They must comply with all federal, national, municipal or worker laws and policies (e.g. (b) minimum wage, overtime, health insurance requirements and tax deductions). Your individual contract should reflect these laws. I am not a lawyer, if you need a legally verified contract, you should consult a local labour law officer. However, if you need a boilerplate contract to get started, go here! Guaranteed single-family hours: X hours per week The nanny must complete one (1) of the following IRS forms: The documentation provided here must contain the identity of each child the employer hires for daycare.
Two columns in the section entitled «III Children» are available to enter the adjacent line the full name of each child concerned in a single line «Name» and the «date of birth» of that child. Well, in the fourth article «IV. Responsibilities, you need a solid description of all the tasks that the nanny in addition to «… General care of children`s daily lives… On the empty line. The calendar, if the nanny has to work, will have a separate element, so that it can be documented in an easily readable way for the future. Look for the «V. Weekly Schedule» label, then enter the predetermined number of hours that make the work week, the employer and the nanny have agreed. This is exactly how many hours the nanny must fulfill the obligations under this contract each week until she is terminated. Note that there are three columns below the fifth item order. The first will need you to check every day of the week that the nanny has to work. After stating which (s) day (s) the nanny should work, choose the corresponding «Start» area in the same line of the chosen day, then fill in the departure time of the position that day to make sure that time is morning or evening by checking the box «AM» or «PM». You must also indicate the «end» of the work day by recording the time the nanny`s workstation is completed for the day (you must also activate the «AM» or «PM» box to indicate whether the shift ends in the morning or night.
First, compensation must be included in each nanny contract you create, as well as the exact number of children in care and how it is paid for overtime. Most nannies are paid by the hour and this amount may vary depending on the number of children in care, the responsibility for the work and their personal rate. In addition to salary, you also need to know if your nanny is entitled to a bonus, as well as the upcoming increase conditions, says Florence Ann Romano, a daycare expert and longtime nanny based in Chicago. Before terminating a nanny, refer to the employment contract signed by both parties (i.e. the nanny contract). The terms of this agreement must be respected, as they relate to the termination of the employment relationship.