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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.
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Include broad defense and indemnity rights in subcontracts that include claims arising from the subcontractor's failure to pay wages and benefits, and requiring subcontractors to defend the direct contractor against such claims, Because the statute provides that direct contractors are not precluded from "establishing by contract or enforcing any otherwise lawful remedies against a subcontractor," such indemnity agreements are not affected by Section 218,7.
At present, subcontractors have no way to know if the owner has released the money to the general contractor or if the subcontractor should expect to see a check in the mail anytime soon, Larson said.
* You must verify this when you hire a subcontractor and each year by checking their Employer Liability Certificate at Verify Workers' Comp Premium Status.
Thus, determination of whether the party with which a firm is contracting is a subcontractor or a materials supplier can become an important one in terms of access to payment bonds; and therefore, is a determination that should be made, to the extent possible, at the outset of a project.
Therefore, the Subcontractor filed a case before the Abu Dhabi Court of First Instance.
But with subcontractors in such high demand, it's possible they may decide to move on to another project rather than wait out a delay.
Companies should be mindful of the various common subcontractor exclusions, such as:
The contracting officer rejected the company's arguments, however, and adopted the DCAA's reasoning in a final decision that demanded payment for the entire $ 103 million in questioned subcontractor costs.
The circumstances of these cases have been such that a contractor has been held not responsible for the delay caused by its nominated subcontractor. That is, the employer was not allowed to claim liquidated damages for the period of delay caused by the 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.
SUBCONTRACTOR SCREENING, TRAINING, AND MONITORING PRACTICES
The relationship between the main contractor and the subcontractor is not always in good term [7].