A Guide to the Employment Standards Act for Domestic Workers and Their Employers

Outlines the responsibilities under BC law of people who hire domestic workers. Topics covered include registration, the employment contract, hours of work, and payroll requirements. It also describes your responsibilities around such things as holiday and vacation pay and unpaid leave.

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BC Employment Standards Branch
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employment standards, hiring a domestic worker, live-in caregivers, employment contracts, payment of wages, payroll record, vacation pay, nannies
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