What is a contractor?
A contractor is a person or business engaged directly by a company while having no employment relationship with that company.
Because a contractor is not an employee, they are not afforded certain rights and obligations. The employer of a contractor is also relieved of some duties and responsibilities that it would have if the contractor were an employee.
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