RE: Contractors & Per Diem

Subject: RE: Contractors & Per Diem
From: "Kachurka, Brad M." <BMKachurka -at- West -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2000 16:48:32 -0600


It seems rather fruitless for everyone to give their definitions of per diem
when it is quite obvious that the meaning of per diem depends on the company
you work for. Since all of our jobs require us to communicate with our
employers, I really can't see the problem of just being up front and asking
"What exactly is your definition of per diem?". The person you are
negotiating with will probably appreciate your frankness and attention to
detail. You really can't come up with a true contract unless you have a
"meeting of the minds".

You might feel silly asking the question, but you would feel sillier if you
signed a contract expecting one thing and getting less. A true sign of
weakness is a person who is afraid to ask a question.


Sincerely,
Brad standing on his soap box...




-----Original Message-----
From: Harry Bacheler [SMTP:hbacheler -at- geo -dot- census -dot- gov]
Sent: Monday, March 20, 2000 3:48 PM
To: TECHWR-L
Subject: RE: Contractors & Per Diem

Tony

In my experience, per diem can take many forms, and include/exclude
some
items.

1) Percentage of hourly pay
2) Fixed rate, paid at so many $'s per hour (worked)
3) Client's standard Rate for their employees

Sometimes separate:

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

Harry M. Bacheler, Jr.
Consultant
VGS, Inc.

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> -----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
> Markatos
> 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)
>


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