The NYT ran an interesting story about NYC employment agencies misleading and fraudulently taking money from nannies, housekeepers, home health aides and others for jobs that did not exist.
A State Inquiry Is Said to Target Job Agencies
The newspaper advertisement looked like the answer to her problems. “Housekeeping needed. No exp needed, up to $18.75 hr.” Zade rushed to the Manhattan employment agency that had posted the notice. Her husband had been suffering from kidney problems for five years and had not been working. Zade, 51 and an immigrant from Kosovo, needed a job. Now.
The agency requested $299. After Zade handed over the money, an employee gave her an address. It was then that her troubles began….read story here
The policy at Wee Care Nanny is simple-we never charge candidates (experienced and qualified domestics should never have to pay) to seek work, if we place them at a job or for any of our services.
Domestics-if you meet Wee Care’s minimum requirements, please give us a call.