Search SEARCH

should I have to wait to be paid? Contractors please help?

I guess you would call me an independent sub contractor...I work for a contractor but am not officially an employee. I work for them regularly and depending on the job usually get paid every two weeks sometimes more often if smaller jobs. recently we have done two jobs that the contractor didn't get paid for. It's now been over a month for one and two months for the other and I still haven't been paid for them. Contractor claims they will pay me when the homeowner pays them. I feel this isn't fair to me. I don't really work for the homeowner (or I would have got more money upfront to cover my employees) I also don't have stocks in this company, is it my problem they didn't get paid? I have no contact with homeowner I can't ask for money from them or get reason why not. Am I being unreasonable? Is this common practice? one job was complete the other was not completed and won't be by us but again is that my problem the contractor is having issues with the homeowner?

Asked By: dana L - 7/25/2010
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
I'm a controller for a construction company, and I hate to tell you but this is pretty normal... More
Answered By: Bob White - 7/25/2010
Additional Answers (1)
the contractor should pay u even if he has not been payed himself yet
Answered By: Mark Klotz - 7/25/2010
 
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Jobs.Quick-com
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
www.JobDiagnosis.com
Jobs hiring near your local area. Part-time, Full-time, Work at home.
www.HiringLocally.com
Get Your Degree Online Sooner than You Think. Financial Aid Options
Degree-Accredited.com/Degree

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-317
eTrustLogo