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Subject:Re: Was: Bad Employers list From:Tracy Boyington <tboyi -at- OKVOTECH -dot- ORG> Date:Wed, 7 May 1997 12:59:28 +0000
> Delayed payments can easily put small companies out of business, but
> unfortunately some companies delay payments as a policy. It doesn't always
> depend on size: even some large multinational conglomerates have a policy of
> delaying payment as long as possible so they can avoid the business cost of
> carrying charges. Sometimes you can find out about a company's payment
> record by asking around on the local grapevine (or this list).
There are also companies like mine, a state agency, that simply
*can't* write you a check the day you turn in your work, no matter
how much we want to. But we're always upfront about this with new
contractors. Ask how long it typically takes to get paid -- sometimes
Tracy Boyington tracy_boyington -at- okvotech -dot- org
Oklahoma Department of Vocational & Technical Education
Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA http://www.okvotech.org/cimc/home.htm