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Can an agency demand damages if a caregiver works for me…

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Can an agency demand damages if a caregiver works for me without the agency?

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California

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The caregiver quit the agency.

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Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Attorney replied 7 months ago
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It depends upon whether you signed an agreement with the agency saying you won't hire any of their members. Otherwise they can't arbitrarily try to place that condition on you after the fact.

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