So now you'll need two babysitters, one to fill in when the first one goes on break!!!!! California AB 889 Babysitter Bill 8.11 How will parents react when they find out they will be expected to provide workers' compensation benefits, rest and meal breaks and paid ... Regulation of the Day 196: Babysitting Posted on August 31, 2011 by Ryan Young| 1 Comment >>>>California legislators are set to pass a bill that would reduce the number of babysitters. Not on purpose, of course. But when you make babysitters more expensive, parents wonât hire as many of them. California Sen. Doug LaMalfa lists some of the billâs requirements: Under AB 889, household âemployersâ (aka âparentsâ) who hire a babysitter on a Friday night will be legally obligated to pay at least minimum wage to any sitter over the age of 18 (unless it is a family member), provide a substitute caregiver every two hours to cover rest and meal breaks, in addition to workersâ compensation coverage, overtime pay, and a meticulously calculated timecard/paycheck.<<<<< ab 889 california ab 889 | Inertia Wins!