As drafted, the bill takes a very broad view of integrity issues, permitting disciplinary action to be taken against contractors
for any ethical lapses, even if unrelated to contract performance.
Although the building or property owner is ultimately responsible for ensuring that any work is permitted and code compliant, because the procedures and requirements are so unfamiliar, owners often assume that the contractor
will know what paperwork will be required and "take care of things.
may also claim an FTC but, as a result of the income tax exemption under the applicable bilateral, there should be no foreign tax against which to claim a credit.
The result has been a computer-based orientation program used by more than 2,000 Canadian mining contractors
with more than 100 courses available.
Once on board, Middleton says that unlike his frill-time staff, which handles general labor tasks, the independent contractors
require little in the way of paperwork.
People who use the services of unlicensed contractors
expose themselves to civil liability under their homeowners' policies if contractors
or their employees are injured on the job.
should obtain local legal counsel for review of indemnity agreements that the contractor
originates, and those it is asked to sign.
The report points out that many of the people placed could have found work even without any help from the contractors
and that the contractors
have a financial incentive to accept the most employable people even if they need very little assistance.
The GAO's recommendations included that "the Secretary of Defense improve planning, establish procedures to assure that contractors
are performing as economically and efficiently as possible, and develop training programs for personnel responsible for using and managing logistics support contracts" (p.
Given the versatility of multi-processors, contractors
are now buying these types of tools on a regular basis," LeBlanc says.
Ten thousand state-licensed landscape contractors
represent just the top of the pyramid in California.
Still, things are changing, and a move is being made toward a more collaborative approach between suppliers and contractors