Gov. Brown Signs Bill on Domestic Worker Overtime Pay
On Thursday, Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed legislation (AB 241) that will require overtime pay for domestic workers in California -- such as nannies and private health aides -- who work more than nine hours in a day or 45 hours in a week. The new law will take effect in January 2014 and sunset in January 2017 unless renewed by the Legislature.
- "Gov. Brown OKs Bill on Overtime Pay for Nannies, Private Health Aides" (Mason/McGreevy, Los Angeles Times, 9/26).
- "Calif. Law Will Require OT for Domestic Workers" (Olson, AP/U-T San Diego, 9/26).