“Does an independent contractor have a duty of loyalty?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question : If an independent contractor is a subcontractor to a business, can the independent contractor bid against that business on a totally unrelated project? That is, does an independent contractor have a duty of loyalty, like an employee has? Also, can an independent contractor be liable for anything under the law of agency? Honolulu, Hawaii. .

Edward Snowden: No Degree, Lied on His Resume, Promptly Hired for 122K a year.

HR Capitalist

As it turns out, Booz Allen Hamilton (who provides a LOT of contractors to the NSA and the Federal Government as a whole) found some issues with Snowden''s resume, but what the hell? More from the South China Morning Post : "Hiring screeners at Booz Allen Hamilton, a contractor for the National Security Agency, found possible discrepancies in a résumé submitted by Edward Snowden, but the company still employed him, a source with detailed knowledge of the matter said.

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About That Training Budget

Evil HR Lady

The next time your management complains that your management training budget is too high, perhaps you can show them this New York Times article : The Lockheed Martin Corporation, the military contractor, has agreed to pay a former employee $2.5 The employee, Charles Daniels, 45, said he was called derogatory names and threatened by four co-workers and a supervisor from 1999 to 2001, when he worked as an aviation electrician for the company in Florida, Hawaii and Washington.

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MEMO TO: New College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

Representative from Hawaii and Army veteran who went on several deployments to the Mideast. Marillyn Hewson , CEO and President of defense contractor, Lockheed Martin. SUBJECT: Work responsibly. It’s that time of year when college seniors are looking forward to receiving their diplomas after four or more years of time consuming and costly schooling.

my boss wants me to drive her daughter to appointments, rejected candidate tried to get me fired, and more

Ask a Manager

Now my boss has asked me to take her daughter to a surgery appointment at 8:45 am while the boss is in Hawaii. In my former role, I was paid as an independent contractor but in practice I was an employee. When I left, my boss was congratulatory but he did express that he wanted the project completed sometime this year and that in order for that to happen he could keep me on as a contractor and pay me for any time I could give moving forward.

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