I Am An Independent Contractor. What Rights Do You Protect?

Outside of those specific functions, the independent contractor controls how she handles her time.

Who Is An Independent Contractor?

Who Is An Independent Contractor?

An independent contractor is a person who is hired to do a specific job. She is said to be her boss because she controls how and where the work is done. These people have greater freedom and only undertake to do the specific function that they agreed with the owner of a company. For example, the independent contractor agrees that it will serve clients at a location from 9 am to 1 pm or that it will go to meetings and prepare a report on the subject assigned to it. Outside of those specific functions, the independent contractor controls how she handles her time.

You Do Not Have To Have A Contract

In Puerto Rico, with few exceptions, arrangements can be verbal. However, it is always suggested that the agreement is written down. This will allow protecting the rights of all parties better.

The difference between an independent contractor(not to be confused with a general contractor for home services) and a part-time job.

A person who is an independent contractor is their boss. Control your time This is different when that person works part-time. In that case, the boss controls the conditions, when and where the employee does her job.

Devon Morales

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