Services Client Understanding and Release:
1. Metropolitan Nannies, LLC. (Metropolitan Nannies)
agrees to make its best effort to locate temporary child caregivers
(Caregivers) upon request by the below-signed client (Client).
2. Rate: Client agrees to pay Caregivers directly
for services rendered at least $15.00 per hour for 1-2 children and
$1.00 per each additional child per hour, with a four-hour minimum.
Client understands that a non-refundable agency reservation fee will
be charged to Clients credit card upon Metropolitan Nannies
confirming Clients reservation for a Caregiver.
4. Client agrees to notify Metropolitan Nannies
of any job cancellation and authorizes Metropolitan Nannies to automatically
bill client's credit card a cancellation fee of $25 if client cancels
a job after confirmation by a Metropolitan Nannies employee. If client
cancels a confirmed reservation within 24 hours of the scheduled visit,
Client will be charged for four hours of the Caregivers time
in addition to the agency reservation fee. Client acknowledges that
jobs placed with less than 24 hours advanced notice will incur a $25
surcharge to be automatically billed to client's credit card in addition
to any other applicable fees.
5. Client understands that the services provided by all Metropolitan
Nannies' Caregivers must be contracted through the Metropolitan Nannies
office. Client further understands that the use of a Metropolitan
Nannies' Caregiver or the referral of a Metropolitan Nannies' Caregiver
to a third party, without arranging the visit through Metropolitan
Nannies, is considered theft of services and will result
in a charge of $1,000 in liquidated damages.
6. In the event that Client wishes to hire a Caregiver on a permanent
basis, Metropolitan Nannies agrees to negotiate with Client in arriving
at an acceptable placement fee. Metropolitan Nannies' standard placement
fee for a Permanent Caregiver ("Nanny") is the greater of 15% of the caregivers annual gross salary or $4,000 for a
full-time placement (30 or more hours per week) is the greater of 15% of the caregivers annual gross salary or $2,500 for a
part-time placement (less than 30 hours per week).
7. Client understands that Metropolitan Nannies' Caregivers are not
employees of Metropolitan Nannies. Client understands that Client
may be responsible for withholding and filing employment taxes for
each calendar year in which the Caregivers payments exceed the
limits set forth in the Internal Revenue Code. Social Security numbers
of caregivers must be obtained directly from Caregivers.
8. Client agrees to indemnify, release and hold harmless Metropolitan
Nannies, its agents, employees and officers for any and all claims
relating to or arising out of the services provided by Caregivers.