ABN 12 616 744 819
www.Licahomeservices.com Email firstname.lastname@example.org
LICA HOME SERVICES - INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR AGREEMENT
THEREFORE, FOR AND IN CONSIDERATION of the mutual promises and agreements contained herein, Lica Home Services hires Contractor, and Contractor agrees to work for Lica Home Services under the terms and conditions hereby agreed upon by the parties:
SECTION 1 - WORK TO BE PERFORMED
1.1 Term. The term of this Agreement shall commence once you agree to login in to system Either party may terminate this Agreement by providing the other party written notification at least 30 days. Such notification shall not be required in cases where the Agreement is being terminated by one of the parties on account of a substantial breach by the other party in the performance of its duties as required herein.
1.2 Duties. Contractor agrees to perform work for the Lica Home Services on the terms and conditions set forth in this agreement, and agrees to devote all necessary time and attention (reasonable periods of illness accepted) to the performance of the duties specified in this agreement. Contractor's duties shall be as follows: bond cleaning,carpet cleaning. Contractor further agrees that in all such aspects of such work, Contractor shall comply with the policies, standards, regulations of the Lica Home Services from time to time established, and shall perform the duties assigned faithfully, intelligently, to the best of his/her/their ability, and in the best interest of the Lica Home Services.
SECTION 2 – CONFIDENTIALITY
2.1 Confidentiality. Contractor acknowledges and agrees that all financial and accounting records, lists of property owned by Lica Home Services, including amounts paid therefore, client and customer lists, and other Lica Home Services data and information related to its business (hereinafter collectively "Confidential Information") are valuable assets of the Lica Home Services. Except for disclosures required to be made to advance the business of the Lica Home Services and information which is a matter of public record, Contractor shall not, during the term of this Agreement or after the termination of this Agreement, disclose any Confidential Information to any person or use any Confidential Information for the benefit of Contractor or any other person, except with the prior written consent of the Lica Home Services.
2.2 Return of Documents. Contractor acknowledges and agrees that all originals and copies of records, reports, documents, lists, plans, memoranda, notes and other documentation related to the business of the Lica Home Services or containing any Confidential Information shall be the sole and exclusive property of the Lica Home Services, and shall be returned to the Lica Home Services upon the termination of this Agreement or upon the written request of the Lica Home Services.
2.3 Injunction. Contractor agrees that it would be difficult to measure damage to the Lica Home Services from any breach by Contractor of Section 2.1 or 2.2 and that monetary damages would be an inadequate remedy for such breach. Accordingly, Contractor agrees that if Contractor shall breach Section 2.1 or 2.2, the Lica Home Services shall be entitled to, in addition to all other remedies it may have at law or equity, to an injunction or other appropriate orders to restrain any such breach, without showing or proving actual damages sustained by the Lica Home Services.
2.4 Last Compensation Check. Upon termination of the Subcontractor Agreement, the last compensation check due the Subcontractor will be held at the Corporate Office for 30 (thirty) days after the last pay date due to possibilities of back charges incurred which must be deducted from this last compensation check owed.
2.5 No Release. Contractor agrees that the termination of this Agreement shall not release Contractor from any obligations under Section 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, or 2.4.
SECTION 3 – COMPENSATION
3.1 Pricing Schedule: The pricing Schedule shall be applicable to all work performed under this agreement as per addendum, pricing schedule shall reflect the maximum payment due to the contractor.
3.2.1 Taxes. Contractor shall pay and shall be solely responsible for all withholdings, Social Security, State unemployment and all other similar taxes for Contractor employees, agents or permitted subcontractors. In addition, contractor shall pay all applicable sales or use taxes on labor provided and materials furnished or otherwise required by law in connection with the work, unless owner furnishes contractor with a resale certificate or exemption certificate.
3.2.2 Price Increases. 120 days written notice before any price increase is implemented
3.2.3 Compensation Schedule. All monies are paid on completed work whereby Lica Home Services Inc. has inspected the job and client has accepted the job. Independent Contractors are paid every month on the 15th and 30th or in the case of a holiday, the very next business day.
3.2.4 Time is of the Essence. Contractor acknowledges that Time is of the Essence in the performance of all work.
3.2.5 Contractors Remedies. If work performed by Contractor pursuant to this agreement is defective or incomplete, Lica Home Services Inc. shall have the right to elect, at its sole discretion to: (1) notify contractor, at which time contractor shall promptly correct such work within 4 business hours. (2) retain a third party or undertake to perform those duties, and retain any sums otherwise due to the contractor under and purchase order or invoice.
3.2.6 SECTION 4 – TERMINATION
4.1 Termination at Will. This Agreement may be terminated by the Lica Home Services immediately, at will, and in the sole discretion of the President of the Lica Home Services. Contractor may terminate this Agreement upon fourteen (14) days written notice to the Lica Home Services. This Agreement also may be terminated at any time upon the mutual written agreement of the Lica Home Services and Contractor.
4.2 Death. In the event Contractor dies during the term of this Agreement, this Agreement shall terminate, and the Lica Home Services shall pay remaining salary to Contractor's estate the salary which would otherwise be payable to Contractor.
SECTION 5 - INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR STATUS
Contractor acknowledges that he is an independent contractor and is not an agent, partner, joint venture nor employee of Lica Home Services. Contractor shall have no authority to bind or otherwise obligate Lica Home Services in any manner nor shall Contractor represent to anyone that it has a right to do so. Contractor further agrees that in the event that the Lica Home Services suffers any loss or damage as a result of a violation of this provision Contractor shall indemnify and hold harmless the Lica Home Services from any such loss or damage.
SECTION 6 – SAFETY
6.1.1 Contractor Responsibility for Safety. Contractor shall, at its own expense, be solely responsible for protecting its employees, subcontractors, material suppliers and all other persons from risk of death, injury or bodily harm arising from or in any way related to the work or the site which it is been performed (the “Work Site”) and ensuring full compliance with all government safety and OSHA rules and regulations.
6.1.2 Safety Laws and Indemnity Agreement. Contractor shall fully comply with all laws, orders, citations, rules, regulations, standards and statutes concerning occupational health and safety, accident prevention, safety equipment and practices, including but to limited to federal and OSHA regulations. Contractor shall immediately pay all fines or penalties assessed upon Contractor or Owner relating to the work.
6.1.3 No Alcohol or Drugs. Contractor shall prohibit and prevent the presence or use of alcohol or drugs by its employees, permitted subcontractors or suppliers at a job location or performance of the work by any persons under the influence of alcohol or drugs
SECTION 7 - MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
7.1 The provisions of this Agreement shall be binding upon and inured to the benefit of the heirs, personal representatives, successors and assigns of the parties. Any provision hereof which imposes upon Contractor or Lica Home Services an obligation after termination or expiration of this Agreement shall survive termination or expiration hereof and be binding upon Contractor or Lica Home Services.
7.2 In the event of a default under this Agreement, the defaulted party shall reimburse the non-defaulting party or parties for all costs and expenses reasonably incurred by the non-defaulting party or parties in connection with the default, including without limitation, attorney's fees. Additionally, in the event a suit or action is filed to enforce this Agreement or with respect to this Agreement, the prevailing party or parties shall be reimbursed by the other party for all costs and expenses incurred in connection with the suit or action, including without limitation, reasonable attorney's fees at the trial level and on appeal.
7.3 No waiver of any provision of this Agreement shall be deemed, or shall constitute, a waiver of any other provision, whether or not similar, nor shall any waiver constitute a continuing waiver. No waiver shall be binding unless executed in writing by the party making the waiver.
7.4 This Agreement shall be governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Queensland.
7.5 This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties pertaining to its subject matter and it supersedes all prior contemporaneous agreements, representations and understandings of the parties. No supplement, modification or amendment of this Agreement shall be binding unless executed in writing by all parties.
7.6 At the conclusion of this agreement, all printed material, T-shirts, supplies belonging to Lica Home Services., or any development region of Lica Home Services, any items bearing the Lica Home Services name or logo must be returned to the office. Failure to do so will result in a delay of the final check.
7.7 ENTIRE AGREEMENT. The within Agreement shall be construed in accordance with Queensland law and shall constitute the entire Agreement between the parties.
7.8 ATTORNEY FEES: In the event that this Agreement becomes subject to litigation between the parties hereto, the parties agree cost shall be shared equally by the parties.
7.9 ADDITIONAL ACKNOWLEDGMENTS: Both parties acknowledge and agree that: (a) the parties are executing this Agreement voluntarily and without any duress or undue influence; (b) the parties have carefully read this Agreement and have asked any questions.
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