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Subject:Re: A Contractor's Question From:Barb Philbrick <BurkBrick -at- AOL -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 21 Jan 1997 17:30:29 -0500
In a message dated 97-01-20 11:58:16 EST, lisa -at- DRDDO1 -dot- EI -dot- LUCENT -dot- COM (Lisa
<< If the client has a problem with this, the client needs to hire
someone either as an employee or through an agency. I suppose that
it's possible to put this in the contract, too, but unless it's
specified, it is the prerogative of the freelancer to complete the
assignment in any way he or she sees fit. >>
I have a clause in my contract that specifies that I can sub-contract work. I
also take responsibility for that work. If I have new sub-contractors, I
review their work before I let a customer see it.