When hiring a caregiver, you have three options:
- Licensed Agency
- Registry (or referral agency)
- Private Hire
There are several legal, administrative, and financial obligations to consider.
Below is a chart outlining these obligations with indicators for who covers them.
*In most cases, a privately hired caregiver is considered an employee. CA labor laws apply.
For more information: http://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/DomesticWorkerBillOfRights-FAQ.html
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