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Browse through a collection of more than 100 articles and model forms in the MCIT Resource Library. Use the search tools to the left to narrow in on the appropriate resource.
20 Articles found | Contracts
August 2017 | Article | Uploaded in:
Assumption of liability, sufficient liability limits and proper coverage should be three contract issues to watch when management reviews agreements.
August 2016 | Article | Uploaded in:
Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) routinely enter into contracts. Typical contracts include equipment lease/rental agreements, construction contracts and grant agreements. SWCDs also enter into contracts with service providers, such as for computer services. Because of the variety and number of agreements, it is important for SWCDs to practice contract risk management basics.
August 2016 | Article | Uploaded in:
Misclassification of independent contractors is not only a tax issue; it also comes into play in several other areas of the law, such as the Workers’ Compensation Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Minnesota Payment of Wages Act, etc. Therefore, unintended liabilities and penalties may result from misclassification of a worker as an independent contractor when he or she should be classified as an employee.
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May 2016 | Article | Uploaded in:
Many soil and water conservation districts have chosen to purchase specialized equipment and rent it to the public. Although equipment rental programs have many advantages, they also present several risks for SWCDs that must be considered when implementing such a program.
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February 2016 | Article | Uploaded in:
There are a host of items to check off in preparation for a public building project. One is ensuring that contractors provide valid bonds for construction projects.
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An important part of the risk management process is placing the responsibility for negligent actions with the negligent party. Members should take four steps to verify coverage for vendors and exhibitors at the fair. This ensures that county fair/agricultural society vendors and exhibitors (a.k.a. independent contractors and service providers) not only accept responsibility for their acts, but are able to follow through with the ability to pay for any resulting damages.
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MCIT shares the article's information with members because frequently they are asked to enter into contracts that contain waiver of subrogation provisions. In most cases, MCIT asks members not to jeopardize the right to recover damages from a negligent party.
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It is important for members to understand the relationship of independent construction contractors and workers’ compensation and how to avoid being responsible for work injuries of contractors' employees.
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