Wage Increase for Early Childhood Educators

It’s About Time Early childhood educators who are currently working in licensed childcare centres may soon be making a dollar more per hour. Ontario’s Premier Kathleen Wynne spoke about the plan which takes effect today to increase ECE wages. This enhancement in pay for early childhood educators will help bridge the distance for those who are working

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How Many Hours Should Caregivers Work

How Many Hours Should Caregivers Work? What a pressing question and how we all know it’s so hard to answer. When I am asked this question I always refer back to the employment standard laws and tell people that before they make a mistake or take any chances, they should well inform themselves of the laws on

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Top Questions to Ask When Interviewing a Nanny

Top Questions to Ask When Interviewing a Nanny Finding and hiring a qualified nanny/caregiver is a lot of work. Below you can ask some of these top questions when interviewing a nanny. Why do you like caring for children/elderly? What are three things you search for in an employer? What are your salary expectations? Have you completed

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The Caregiver – Family Contract

The Contract Once it has been decided that care is needed for your loved one it is recommended that whatever you have discussed in your interview be put on paper. Detailed information such as hourly pay, holiday time, sick days, overtime pay, benefits, bus passes, tax remittance information and anything else you deem necessary and

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