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What do you think of this staffing agency being sued by nurses for allegedly misleading them on NYC travel contracts?

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Specializes in Psych. Has 5 years experience.

Daisy4RN

Specializes in Travel, Home Health, Med-Surg. Has 20 years experience.

If the nurses didn't receive what they were promised they should have notified the agency at the start and if the agency and/or hospital wasn't able to accommodate them they should have cancelled the contract and yes should get compensation. That said, I dont think the agency forced them on the plane and if they had left at the started it wouldn't have probably been an issue.

I would have to see the contract. They are entitled to use the legal system as much as anyone else if there was a Breach of Contract by the Agency or an entity acting as an agent on their behalf as defined by Contract Law.

Edited by HeartlandRN

Actually, I don't think I would have got on a plane and headed to NYC without the underlying thought that I could be exposed. And, how far back have I been aware that proper equipment may not be available here, there, or anywhere? The plaintiffs deserve some measure of responsibility for putting themselves in this position.

Emergent, RN

Specializes in ER. Has 28 years experience.

People act like they are such heros to go to NYC. But, no one quits their nursing home job to make $13,000 a week for altruism.

Did anyone expect a walk in the park? That was foolish. You had better prepare for a hazardous battle when receiving combat pay.

kbrn2002, ADN, RN

Specializes in Geriatrics, Dialysis. Has 19 years experience.

I might just get flamed for this but here goes... I really don't feel sorry for these nurses at all. If something sounds too good to be true it probably is. Unless they've been living under the proverbial rock there's no way they weren't aware of the potential situation they were walking in to. Did they really expect those wages were being offered for a just another day at work type of job?

toomuchbaloney

Has 43 years experience.

1 minute ago, kbrn2002 said:

I might just get flamed for this but here goes... I really don't feel sorry for these nurses at all. If something sounds too good to be true it probably is. Unless they've been living under the proverbial rock there's no way they weren't aware of the potential situation they were walking in to. Did they really expect those wages were being offered for a just another day at work type of job?

We are living in an era of conmen, grifters and charlatans...there are millions of gullible and poorly educated Americans available for the picking. The Internet is full of false claims and bad science and people fall for it.