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subcontract

a subordinate contract under which the supply of materials, services, or labour is let out to someone other than a party to the main contract

subcontract

[¦səb′kän‚trakt]
(engineering)
A contract made with a third party by one who has contracted to perform work or service for whole or part performance of that work or service.

subcontract

An agreement between a prime or general contractor and a subcontractor for the execution of a portion of the contractual obligation of the prime contractor to the owner.
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Determine from the drawing and specifications the materials and subcontracts required.
Significantly, Gordon concedes that beginning March 8, 1985, the executed subcontract eliminated the risk to Brox that Gordon would refuse to sign the subcontract once the DPW approved Gordon as subcontractor; and the subcontract eliminated the risk to Gordon that Brox would employ a different subcontractor regardless of whether Gordon was approved.
203 (1964) (holding that when an employer decides to subcontract out its maintenance work to effect labor cost savings and replaces bargaining unit employees with another group of employees to perform the same work without any change in basic operations, the decision is a mandatory subject of bargaining).
A key blockage to a more spontaneous and general growth of production subcontracting has been identified in the legacy of the 'Bantu education' system which historically denied sufficient technical training to blacks and thus reduced the reliability and quality of subcontract work (Hirschowitz et al, 1991).
It stated, "in every construction subcontract the owner is the one which ultimately benefits from its performance.
This new subcontract is a critical component for accomplishing this mission.
A subcontract is CAS-covered if the prime contract is CAS-covered and the subcontract does not meet any of the applicability exemptions.
Removes the Trade Agreements Act and the Buy American Act from the list of laws inapplicable to subcontracts for the acquisition of commercial items.
GDLS had not ordered subcontract production work, so GEC & K did not recover the STE costs from that phase of the subcontract.
Specifically, GM will increase first- and second-level subcontract awards to minority and small disadvantaged firms by $1 billion; Ford will increase its contracts by 5900 million; and Chrysler will have an increase of $1 billion.
The test program has a simple concept: big defense contractors establish businesswide subcontracting plans that describe the way the firm plans to subcontract government work.
Small businesses received 35% of subcontract dollars in fiscal 2002, the latest available.