Re: contractor rate

Subject: Re: contractor rate
From: eric -dot- dunn -at- ca -dot- transport -dot- bombardier -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2004 11:33:18 -0400

bounce-techwr-l-106467 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com wrote on 09/03/2004 11:15:41 AM:
> I honestly didn't think this was as gray a subject as some are making
> it out to be. If you're not an employee (either full or part time),
> then you are a business partner.

It certainly IS a grey area. As a FTE you work for a company and that
company works for the client.

As a contractor, you work for yourself, as a company that works for their

Clear as mud?

I'd argue that a contractor is by no means any type of partner. If I hire
a painter or plumber, they work for me. They certainly are not my
partners. In a partnership both parties are responsible for the delivery
of a product or service to a third party.

But then again, we live in an age where it's acceptable to call sales
clerks "associates". :rolleyes:

Eric L. Dunn
Senior Technical Writer


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