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(1) Domestic worker includes hourly and salaried employees, independent contractors, full-time and part-time individuals and temporary individuals and is narrowly construed to mean any worker who: (i) works for one or more hiring entities; and (ii) is an individual who works in residence for the purposes of caring for a child, serving as a companion or caretaker for a sick convalescing, elderly or a person with a disability; housekeeping or house cleaning; cooking; providing food or butler service; parking cars; cleaning laundry; gardening; personal organizing, or for any other domestic service purpose; provided that the term Domestic Worker does not include:
(a) A family member of the service user, as the term family member is defined in Chapter 9-4100 ("Promoting Healthy Families and Workplaces").
(b) An individual primarily engaged in house sitting, pet sitting, or dog walking.
(c) An individual working at a business operated primarily out of the residence, such as a home day-care business.
(d) An individual whose primary work involves household repair or maintenance, such as a roofer, plumber, mason, painter or other similar contractor.
(e) A home health care worker while they are paid through public funds, such as a home health care worker while paid through Medicaid or Medicare.
(f) An individual less than 18 years of age.
(2) Enforcement Agency. The Mayor's Office of Labor or such other office as the Mayor shall designate.
(3) Hiring Entity. Any employer, as defined by the Pennsylvania Wage Payment Collection Law and the Minimum Wage Act, who employs a domestic worker, as well as any individual, partnership, association, corporation, business trust or combination thereof, that pays a wage or wages for the services of a domestic worker. It includes any such entity, person or group of persons that provides compensation directly or indirectly to a domestic worker for the performance of domestic services and any such entity, person or persons acting directly or indirectly in the interest of the hiring entity in relation to the domestic worker.
(4) "Live-in" Domestic Worker. A domestic worker who resides in the household where they are employed.
(5) Referral Agency. An entity that provides information or services in order to facilitate connections between hiring entities and domestic workers, but that is not otherwise involved in an employment relationship with a domestic worker.
(6) Work on a Casual Basis. Work that is irregular and casual in nature and duration, as shall be further defined by regulation.