Contractor Nightmares - When Remodelling or Renovating, Empower Yourself. The truth is that remodelling projects rarely go the way we want them to - and hardly ever do it on our exact schedule, budget, and manner. If everything always came up 'roses', would we have the need for shows like Spike's 'Catch A Contractor'?
An independent contractor is a person or entity that contracts with another to perform a particular task. The work is not directed or controlled by the hiring party. Usually, employers are not responsible for the behavior of independent contractors. Independent contractors cannot ordinarily bind employers to obligations they may have.