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sub·con·trac·tor

 (sŭb-kŏn′trăk′tər, sŭb′kən-trăk′tər)
n.
One who agrees to perform part of the work specified in a previous contract between a contractor and another party.

subcontractor

(ˌsʌbkənˈtræktə)
n
(Commerce) a person, company, etc, that enters into a subcontract, esp a firm that undertakes to complete part of another's contract

sub•con•trac•tor

(sʌbˈkɒn træk tər, ˈsʌbˌkɒn-, ˌsʌb kənˈtræk tər)

n.
a person or business that contracts to provide a service, materials, etc., necessary to fulfill another's contract, esp. a person or business that contracts to do part of another's work.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.subcontractor - someone who enters into a subcontract with the primary contractor
contractor - someone (a person or firm) who contracts to build things
Translations
مُقاوِل فَرْعي
subdodavatel
underentreprenør
alvállalkozó
undirverktaki
subrangovas
subdodávateľ

subcontractor

[ˌsʌbkənˈtræktəʳ] Nsubcontratista mf

subcontractor

[ˌsʌbkənˈtræktər] nsous-traitant m

subcontractor

[ˌsʌbkənˈtræktəʳ] nsubappaltatore/trice

subcontractor

(sabkənˈtrӕktə) , ((American) sabˈkontraktər) noun
a person who undertakes work for a contractor and is therefore not directly employed by the person who wants such work done. The building contractor has employed several subcontractors to build the block of flats.
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It requires subcontractors to provide payroll records and information describing payment status.
Contractual risks come in all shapes and forms -- when you purchase components or raw materials from a supplier; lease a building; or in the case of a builder or property owner, hiring all the various subcontractors on a construction project.
Many prime contractors push down legal and contractual requirements to subcontractors at the outset and then, during performance, focus on vetting the subcontractor's work product.
Informally employers often put pressure on contractors to appoint their preferred subcontractors.
One simple modification to the typical loss control incentive program is structured around a statistically driven bonus system that rewards subcontractors participating in a project's workers' compensation wrap-up program for better-than-expected claim experience.
The legal and professional responsibilities of a CPA firm related to privacy of client data also extend to the actions of their subcontractors.
Subcontractors should seek a right to suspend works on account of non-payment by the contractor.
As a result, some contractors choose to provide a CCIP where all or some subcontractors on the job are not required to have individual insurance policies for their employees, and the contractor is automatically liable for workers compensation claims filed by the subcontractor's employees.
ruled in favor of the subcontractors who provided goods to their customer on various North Carolina construction projects, prior to the customer's bankruptcy filing, and then sought to perfect their "inchoate" lien rights in project proceeds during the bankruptcy case.
Be particularly mindful of subcontractors who have a record of not completing work.
The organization is looking to continue building upon its vast network of subcontractors by adding new subcontractors leaders in the business to its membership.
ASM is expecting a record number of subcontractors looking to make connections with more than 15 of the area's general contractors including Suffolk Construction, Gilbane, Columbia Construction, Consigli Construction, Erland Construction and Tocci, with additional GC's signing on daily.