Join the NHEA

To request membership in the NHEA, please review the NHEA Code of Ethics, then complete the form below.

Someone from the NHEA will review your application and follow up with you within a few business days.

NHEA Code of Ethics

NHEA believes in the institution of professional best practices for household employment and therefore has developed the following NHEA Code of Ethics for Members:

Members agree to:

  1. Know and abide by all local, state and federal labor and employment laws
  2. Write work agreements clearly and concisely and discuss with their employee before signing
  3. Be professional and courteous with their employee
  4. Foster open communication with their employee
  5. Keep all their employee documents in a safe place
  6. Establish household policies and procedures at the beginning of the relationship
  7. Pay their employee legally by abiding by federal, state and local payroll tax and wage laws
  8. Understand employer and employee household employment tax obligations
  9. Investigate employee benefits in the best interest of their employee
  10. Institute a safety policy for their home/workplace and regularly review it with their employee

Membership Application

NHEA Membership Application
Code of Ethics Acknowledgment

Member Benefits

  • Access to group Retirement benefits for your household employees.
  • 25% discount on Household HR documents
  • Free digital copy of “How to Hire a Nanny: Your Complete Guide to Finding, Hiring, and Retaining Household Help” by Guy Maddalone