Q: A nanny agency introduced a nanny to me, but none of us have signed any contract with the agency. Can I hire directly?
I think the agency forgot to send me the contract that would not allow me to contact the nanny directly. Will they likely sue me if I just hire the nanny without paying them fees?
A: This is one of those - but is it the right thing to do -questions. You contacted an agency - they supplied a person and now you want to hire directly because they either forgot or trusted you as to being able to communicate information - I anticipate you likely know what the fee is as well. I would encourage you not to bypass the agency. If you were to get sued, the cost to defend would probably outweigh any savings- in other words - is it worth it? and you may sleep better.
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