While lawyers often associate estate planning with aging parents, there are, in fact, a host of employment law issues related to elder care that can leave one's head spinning. This article addresses obligations that arise under California law when you or your family members hire caregivers. When hiring a caregiver — either at home or when additional individual care is needed in a facility such as assisted living — you must comply with a complex patchwork of laws and regulations governing wages and working conditions.
Seville, Marci and Shah, Hina, "Complex Employment Issues in Elder Care" (2011). Publications. Paper 186.