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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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While a prime cannot prevent a subcontractor from submitting a false certification, such a document would be "Exhibit A" in any subsequent proceedings, and would assist in limiting any potential liability for the contractor.
Under that regulation, taxpayers are to differentiate between property and services provided to them by subcontractors and to recognize income and expenses accordingly.
Subcontractor Warranty or Hammer Clause, which states that if all conditions in the warranty are not met with the subcontractor, the policy will either deny coverage or invoke a large deductible.
A prime contractor is responsible for managing its subcontractors.
The circumstances of these cases have been such that a contractor has been held not responsible for the delay caused by its nominated subcontractor.
The safety bonus system has considerable flexibility with regard to which types of claims can be the focus of the program, how the subcontractor can use the safety bonus, and where the claim experience target should be set in subsequent years of the program or on subsequent projects.
Other risks may be mitigated through further action by the subcontractor.
If a subcontractor has this type of arrangement, care is needed to ensure the terms agreed with the employer do not leave the subcontractor with other legal hurdles (e.
Did the subcontractor require the injured employee to take a drug test after the accident?
The Fourth Circuit relied on a recent amendment to the North Carolina Lien Law ([section]44A-18) that entitled a subcontractor to a lien on project funds as soon as goods and services are delivered.
After you have reviewed subcontractor prequalification forms and references, the next challenge is to evaluate any risks.
3 to be spread among subcontractors with outstanding claims for unpaid work.