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subcontractor

[¦səb′kän‚trak·tər]
(engineering)
A manufacturer or organization that receives a contract from a prime contractor for a portion of the work on a project.

Subcontractor

A specialized building contractor; typically works for the general contractor performing work in a particular trade, such as electrical, masonry, or millwork.

subcontractor

A person or organization who has a direct contract with a prime contractor to perform a portion of the work at the site.

subcontractor

An individual or organization that is hired by a contractor to do all or some part of the work for another party. For example, a project given to a contractor may be delegated by the contractor to numerous subcontractors. See contractor.
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Companies should be mindful of the various common subcontractor exclusions, such as:
If the board had accepted DCAA's arguments, it would have established onerous responsibilities for prime contractors and invasive information-sharing obligations for subcontractors, creating a host of complicated questions to negotiate regarding the withholding of proprietary information.
The ordinary position can be overridden by express contract provisions holding the employer responsible for the nominated subcontractor but such provisions are unlikely.
A wrap-up is a centralized insurance program tinder which a project owner or general contractor procures insurance on behalf of all (or most) subcontractors performing work on a construction project.
Responsibility for compliance with these professional and legal obligations extends to the privacy and security practices of subcontractors.
The Civil Code states that a subcontractor shall have no claim against the employer for anything due to him from the contractor unless the contractor has made an assignment to him against the employer.
Did the subcontractor inform employees of how to report an injury, where to seek medical treatment and when to fill out an injury statement?
The Subcontractors delivered goods to CSS, for use on the Projects, on open account and later invoiced CSS for the amounts owed the Subcontractors.
Think of this phase as an opportunity to work with a subcontractor to build the foundation for a successful partnership.
STA members also benefit from the coordinated efforts of "Umbrella Actions" which help unpaid subcontractors and suppliers get paid on troubled private projects.
Some expect civil litigation between subcontractors and Lowe's to go away in exchange for the home improvement chain releasing the remaining construction funds to the court.
When cost-based average work amounts transferred to subcontractors in international projects are examined, only 6.