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Subject:RE: Contractors & Per Diem From:"Harry Bacheler" <hbacheler -at- geo -dot- census -dot- gov> To:"Anthony Markatos" <tonymar -at- hotmail -dot- com>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Mon, 20 Mar 2000 16:48:06 -0500
In my experience, per diem can take many forms, and include/exclude some
1) Percentage of hourly pay
2) Fixed rate, paid at so many $'s per hour (worked)
3) Client's standard Rate for their employees
Hotel - Standard rate for client's employees
Meals - Standard rate for client's employees
(I have gotten as high as: breakfast - $7.50; Lunch - $15.00; and
dinner - $25.00)
Also phone calls, as required to office, (home - every other day)
I have gotten time and a-half for overtime.
Other items are negotiable, and on a case-by-case basis..
Harry M. Bacheler, Jr.
"The thoughts, ideas, and opinions expressed in my portion of this email
are mine and mine alone. They are not the thoughts, ideas, and/or
opinions of any past, present, or future employers, or any group that I
might belong to."
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bounce-techwr-l-20951 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
> [mailto:bounce-techwr-l-20951 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com]On Behalf Of Anthony
> Sent: Tuesday, 14 March, 2000 06:03 PM
> To: TECHWR-L
> Subject: Contractors & Per Diem
> Question for all listserv contractors:
> I am considering temporarily relocating to take a contract position. In
> such situations, is per diem:
> * A separate bucket of money above and beyond hourly pay?
> * A percentage of the hourly pay?
> All responses appreciated.
> Tony Markatos
> (tonymar -at- hotmail -dot- com)