What To Put In a Nanny Contract
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What should be put into a nanny contract?
A nanny contract should address the needs of both the employing family and the nanny. Nanny contracts aren't difficult to write, and in many cases, the family will write a standard contract, ask the nanny to look over it, and then amend the contract to suit the needs of both parties. A nanny contract should have the following items included in most cases, however.
- Names of both parties.
- Social security number of the nanny.
- Addresses of both parties.
- Number of children to be cared for.
- Starting date of employment.
- Salary per hour, week, week, or month.
- Specified work hour times.
- Salary pay date.
- Amount of employment hours per week
- Tax information.
- Health insurance if applicable.
- Paid vacation leave.
- Paid holidays.
- Overtime pay.
- Room and board information.
- Child care expectations
- Emergency management
- Raises, bonuses.
- Reprimands, grievances
- Notice of termination or resignation
- Signature of all parties.