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AB 889 - Establishes Work Condition Requirements for Domestic Work Employees - California Key Vote

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Title: Establishes Work Condition Requirements for Domestic Work Employees

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Title: Establishes Work Condition Requirements for Domestic Work Employees

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that establishes wage, hour, and working condition requirements for domestic work employees.

Highlights:

  • Requires the Department of Industrial Relations to adopt regulations governing the working conditions of domestic work employees before January 1, 2014, to provide for the following (Sec. 2):
    • Overtime compensation;
    • Meal and rest periods; and
    • Uninterrupted sleep periods and compensation for interruptions.
  • Defines “domestic work” as services related to the care of individuals or maintenance performed in private households, including, but not limited to, the following service providers (Sec. 2):
    • Childcare providers;
    • Caregivers of sick, convalescing, or elderly persons; and
    • House cleaners.
  • Defines “domestic work employee” as an individual who performs domestic work, including live-in domestic work employees and personal attendants (Sec. 2).
  • Specifies that a domestic work employee is neither of the following (Sec. 2):
    • A person who is the parent, grandparent, spouse, sibling, child, or legally adopted child of the domestic work employer;
    • A person under the age of 18 who is employed as a babysitter for a minor child of the domestic work employer; or
    • A person employed by a licensed health facility or health care system.
  • Authorizes the Department of Industrial Relations to apply the provisions of Industrial Welfare Commission Wage Order 15 to domestic work employees including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 2):
    • Hours and days of work;
    • Minimum wage;
    • Meals and lodging requirements; and
    • Meal and rest period requirements.

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Title: Establishes Work Condition Requirements for Domestic Work Employees

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes wage, hour, and working condition requirements for domestic work employees.

Highlights:

  • Requires the Department of Industrial Relations to adopt regulations governing the working conditions of domestic work employees before January 1, 2014, to provide for the following (Sec. 2):
    • Overtime compensation;
    • Meal and rest periods; and
    • Uninterrupted sleep periods and compensation for interruptions.
  • Defines “domestic work” as services related to the care of individuals or maintenance performed in private households, including, but not limited to, the following service providers (Sec. 2):
    • Childcare providers;
    • Caregivers of sick, convalescing, or elderly persons; and
    • House cleaners.
  • Defines “domestic work employee” as an individual who performs domestic work, including live-in domestic work employees and personal attendants (Sec. 2).
  • Specifies that a domestic work employee is neither of the following (Sec. 2):
    • A person who is the parent, grandparent, spouse, sibling, child, or legally adopted child of the domestic work employer;
    • A person under the age of 18 who is employed as a babysitter for a minor child of the domestic work employer; or
    • A person employed by a licensed health facility or health care system.
  • Authorizes the Department of Industrial Relations to apply the provisions of Industrial Welfare Commission Wage Order 15 to domestic work employees including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 2):
    • Hours and days of work;
    • Minimum wage;
    • Meals and lodging requirements; and
    • Meal and rest period requirements.

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Establishes Work Condition Requirements for Domestic Work Employees

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that establishes wage, hour, and working condition requirements for domestic work employees.

Title: Establishes Work Condition Requirements for Domestic Work Employees

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