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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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In fulfilling their responsibilities as management representatives, labor relations professionals are asked to perform an array of roles: consultant, negotiator, contract administrator, mediator, facilitator, educator, and advocate.
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The decree provides for the creation of Fund for support and protection of the rights and interests of citizens engaged in employment abroad under the Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations. The Fund will finance the costs of legal and social protection, as well as material assistance to migrant workers.
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