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In my experience, clients will sometimes pay a stipend for health insurance,
over and above the agreed amount for the job. Anon might try this strategy
during negotiation. It would help to have a health care provider lined up
so he/she would know costs beforehand.
Gary G. Robinson
COM, Incorporated - An Enprotech Company
7300 W. Huron River Drive
Dexter, MI 48130-1065
robinson -at- cominc -dot- com
From: Steve Arrants [mailto:stephena -at- compbear -dot- com]
Sent: Friday, May 31, 2002 12:38 PM
Subject: Re: FWD: question about contracting w/o agencies
"Tom Murrell" <trmurrell -at- yahoo -dot- com> writes:
> I'd like to offer something else to consider in the negotiation for this
> position. Health care is obviously (and rightly) a concern of Anon's. I
> suggest that Anon be willing to negotiate a smaller hourly/weekly or
> fee in return for being added to the organization's health plan.
Illegal. You can only be added to a company's health care coverage if you
are an employee. If the carrier finds out that you are not an employee, you
risk losing the coverage and being billed at full-cost for any claims. The
company also risks losing coverage for all employees as well as
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