A domestic worker is not allowed to change more than 2 employers (i.e. total of 3 employers) unless:
  • the new employer is up to a second degree relative, or
  • the new employer is over 75 years old.
To apply for employment with a new employer, the domestic worker must provide the original release document signed by the previous employer along with a detailed statement from the Social Insurance Services. As the date of release by the previous employer will be noted the last payment of social security for the employee.

The following cases are not considered as change of employer:
  • death of the employer,
  • transfer of the employer to a nursing home or rehabilitation center,
  • employer immigration,
  • the commission of a criminal offence from the employer against the employee;
  • decision of the Department of Labour Relations in favor of the employee.