Contractor’s employees

Summary

⦁ The employees of a contractor or a subcontractor may be deployed personnel or administrative personnel.

⦁ The contractor's or subcontractor's employees enjoy the same rights and benefits as any other employee under labor laws.

⦁ The Contractor’s employees are required to be provided a written employment contract.

⦁ In case of expiration of the Service Agreement, the contractor's employees have several options, one of which will entitle them to separation benefits.

1. Employees of a Contractor or Subcontractor

The contractor’s or subcontractor’s employees may be deployed personnel or administrative personnel.

a. Deployed or assigned personnel

Under DO-174, a contractor’s employee refers to “employee of the contractor hired to perform or complete a job or work performed by the principal pursuant to a Service Agreement with the latter.” (Section 3(e), DO-174)

If a contractor’s employee is deployed or assigned at premises of the principal to perform the work therein, he/she is often referred to as a deployed or assigned personnel.

b. Administrative personnel

A contractor may hire employees as administrative personnel, who may work in the principal place of business of the contractor. Accordingly, they are not deployed or assigned to an account or principal.

2. Rights of the employees of the contractor or subcontractor

The employees of the contractor and subcontractor are entitled to all the rights and benefits under labor laws, in...

 



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