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contractor

(kŏn′trăk′tər, kən-trăk′-)
n.
1. One that agrees to furnish materials or perform services at a specified price, especially for construction work.
2. Something, especially a muscle, that contracts.

contractor

A UK term for a member of staff or external worker who provides NHS services, but is not directly employed by an NHS Trust.

contractor

the role adopted by a veterinarian who employs others, especially technicians, to carry out specific tasks, e.g. mulesing of sheep, without being financially liable for the quality of their work.
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However, the establishment of such a task force when Congress is simultaneously pursuing more aggressive action against the contracting community would suggest that the pendulum in Washington is swinging against federal contractors.
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In Nevada, exhibiting a company name is considered advertising, and officers can charge unlicensed contractors with a misdemeanor if they do not have a valid contractor's license number displayed.
Conversely, when your insured subs work to other contractors, each sub is expected to not only complete its work competently but also assume responsibility for all claims arising out of the sub's work.
Many of those referred could find jobs and the contractors do not provide the full range of services needed by more challenged clients.
1103 basically states that the contractor is responsible for timely contract performance and that the government will rely on their quality inspection system.
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