Staffing fee disputes may occur when an employer claims that despite your referral, someone else caused the hiring. Absent an exclusive listing, New Jersey law generally requires you to prove causation. Yet there are things you can do to protect your staffing fee.
Imagine your staffing agency has a non-exclusive agreement to fill a position. You refer a candidate and ask to arrange an interview, but the employer never responds. It then hires your candidate but refuses to pay you, saying you didn’t earn your fee.
After you have been to court and you have been awarded a judgment, that may not be the end of it. In some cases, the debtor may still not be willing to pay what is owed. In that case, additional steps may need to be.