The Law at Work: Live-in personal attendants: When the law at work hits home
California law defines a personal attendant as “any person employed by a private householder . . . to work in a private household, to supervise, feed, or dress” a child or anyone who needs supervision because of advanced age or disability. In his Law at Work column in the San Diego Union-Tribune, SCMV Shareholder Dan Eaton examines the case of Liday v. Sim, a recent California Court of Appeal ruling that clarified the wage rights of the thousands of personal attendants working in California households.
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