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Employers have to maintain payroll records that include:
Care providers and domestic workers must be provided the same statements of earnings as other employees.
Employees who work for companies that provide similar services are fully covered by Saskatchewan's employment standards. This includes companies providing commercial home cleaning services and home care services.
Live in care providers and domestic workers reside at the employer's address.
A care provider is someone hired primarily for the care and supervision of an immediate family member in either the home of the employer or the home of the family member requiring care.
Care providers are exempt from the minimum wage, overtime, and the requirement to be provided with notice of termination or pay instead of notice. All other employment standards apply.
For live-in care providers the hourly rate during the first eight hours must be at least the minimum wage. The employee and employer may agree to any hourly rate for work time in excess of eight in a day. If there is compensation negotiated for hours in excess of eight hours in a day, overtime rules would apply to that compensation at 1.5 times the rate of compensation. Live-in care providers must also receive two consecutive days off per week. Other special provisions include a maximum deduction of $250.00 per month for room and board. Except for these special rules, all other employment standards apply, including overtime.
A domestic worker is someone hired primarily to perform work in the private residence of the employer primarily related to the management and operation of the household (i.e., cleaning, washing and gardening). This does not include the supervision and care of an immediate family member.
Domestic workers are fully covered by employment standards.
For live-in domestic workers, the hourly rate during the first eight hours must be at least the minimum wage. The employee and employer may agree to any hourly rate for work time in excess of eight in a day. If there is compensation negotiated for hours in excess of eight hours in a day, overtime rules would apply to that compensation at 1.5 times the rate of compensation. Live-in domestic workers must also receive two consecutive days off per week. Other special provisions include a maximum deduction of $250 per month for room and board. Except for these special rules, all other employment standards apply, including overtime.
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