Know Your Rights
Types of Workers
Am I a domestic worker?
Domestic workers are privately hired nannies, housecleaners, caregivers for seniors, attendants for people with disabilities, cooks, drivers, and gardeners. They work in a private home, whether they are directly hired by the household, by an agency, or by another third party. Read more about what type of worker you are considered under California law and the rights that apply to you!
Resources & Tools
Knowing what overtime rate applies to you and making sure to keep records are essential to making your rights real! Please explore this section to learn about different tools that you can use to help assert your rights.
Unfortunately, some common challenges in the domestic work industry include being misclassified as an independent contractor or experiencing human trafficking. In this section, you can learn more about if you or someone you know is facing some of these challenges at their workplace and obtain the resources to manage different types of difficult circumstances.