independent contractor

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independent contractor

Medtalk A nonsalaried employee–eg, 'temp' nurse, 'per-diem' physician, consultant, etc, who provides a service at a rate higher than that of a salaried full-time employees, who is hired on an 'as-needed' basis; ICs don't receive health benefits, retirement contributions, paid vacation, or have part of their pay deducted for taxes. See Employee, Locum tenens, Per diem.
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Georgia has two retention of rights, or "notice paths," for remote contractors (one not in privity with the owner), the seldom used Preliminary Notice of Lien Rights and the frequently used Notice to Contractor.
With email as our only tool for communicating and sharing information, we struggled to stay on the same page with our remote contractors and dispersed clients.

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