Amidst CA AB5 chaos and springing lawsuits, could your nanny sue? Yes, your nanny is a W-2 employee. Household workers include nannies, in-home senior caregivers, housekeepers, chefs, chauffeurs, estate managers, and others. Taxes are due from their employment. Click here for AB5 Demystified, the new standard for classifying independent contractors and employees reaches across all companies and populations, not just the gig giants.