Wondering what is norm when it comes to maternity leave for nannies?
Michelle LaRowe shares expert insight into maternity leave for nannies in the July/August 2016 issue of Nanny Magazine.
Key tips include:
Know the Law- Nanny employers are not typically required to provide job protected leave under FLMA as nannies are typically not covered employees.
Plan in Advance – Nannies should ensure they are being paid legally and having taxes withdrawn and paid so she may take advantage of disability insurance, if available.
Have Open and Honest Communication – Nannies should have open and honest communications with regards to maternity leave and job security so that both nannies and parents have realistic and mutual expectations.