Household employers face a broad range of responsibilities that, if mishandled, can lead to lawsuits, fines, reputational damage, and a host of other complications. A single misstep, even for employers with the best of intentions, can trigger a cascade of expensive and time-consuming financial and legal penalties.
TEAM shields clients from liability that results from employing household staff. TEAM directly assumes responsibility for workplace injuries, as well as claims and lawsuits related to payroll, tax, wage and hour, and employment law compliance.
TEAM’s model eliminates the unnecessary complexity and risk of being an employer – while allowing clients to stay in control of who works in their home – by becoming the W-2 employer once a service providers has been identified.
As the W-2 employer of record, we manage employment administration and take on liability related to:
Our in-house department of HR and compliance experts minimize risk by staying current with employment laws and regulations in all 50 states, including city- and county-level ordinances.
TEAM’s sole focus is on compliance for household employers – so clients can have confidence knowing that the unique scenarios that come with employing household service providers are being sensitively managed.
In the event of a work-related injury or illness, failure to have adequate insurance coverage for household employees may not only result in being financially liable for medical bills, lost wages, and ongoing treatment, but in some cases, additional penalties for noncompliance.
As the employer of record, TEAM puts in place internal and external risk management procedures, supported by a robust array of insurance policies designed for the protection of all parties including the employee, the individual or family they provide services for, and the financial institution that often acts as the intermediary.
TEAM holds robust workplace insurance policies that cover all employees hired by TEAM, including:
TEAM’s HR and compliance team provide a host of services, including:
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TEAM takes the liability off the fiduciary by employing our clients’ caregivers. Their response times and knowledge are unmatched.
– Regional Trust Manager