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Is there a way around recruiting company’s no hire clause?

Been working for a company through a recruiting firm that I believe was making loads of money off me. I had asked the recruiting company for more money, because I know they have room but I believe ...
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What do you call this type of contractor?

When I google "software contracting" I find that it often refers to developers who are working on fixed-price contracts ie building an app or website for someone at a price. But where I live, most of ...
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Remote Non-US. What is the difference between Full-Time and Independent Contractor?

I'm working remotely for a US company as an independent contractor. I'm in Latin America, non-US citizen. I've worked for almost 2 months part-time. They said they will be making me full time after 2 ...
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Lyft deactivated me for a false passenger allegation [closed]

I have been a Lyft driver for about six months. This has been my sole source of income during this period. I am in the US in a fairly small market. I received an email from Lyft stating: We ...
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Contract worker - stolen items off site: How to ask for reimbursement

I was in Mexico working as a contract employee for a US tool company. I went to lunch with one of the workers at the plant I was contracted to work at. I locked up my back pack with my laptop phone ...
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Made mistake by doing independent contracting, how soon can I go back to old job?

I recently left my job at Company A where I was working on separate contracts to Companies B and C. Now I'm an independent subcontractor to Company B. I left because I wanted to work less hours, work ...
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What does it mean to say an independent contractor may terminate a contract “for convenience”?

I'm nearing month three of a six month assignment, and would like to terminate it to move on to a better opportunity. My contract states the following: The Independent Contractor may terminate ...
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Is it common practice to ask Work from Home (call center) contractors to pay training and admin fees?

My wife just received (through zip recruiter) notice of an opportunity for an inbound call center position as an independent contractor. The company claims to service "several multi-million dollar ...