subcontractor

(redirected from subcontracting)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to subcontracting: outsourcing

subcontractor

see CONTRACTOR.

subcontractor

see CONTRACTOR.

subcontractor

One who performs services under the supervision of a general contractor. Also called a “sub.”

References in periodicals archive ?
Specifically, it adds a requirement that any small business identified in a subcontracting plan as a potential participant must be notified prior to its inclusion.
According to the ETUC, subcontracting is "increasingly misused by main contractors to circumvent their legal and financial obligations with the aim of reducing labour costs".
Large businesses simply cannot participate in procurements that mandate small business goals that are unrealistic to the subcontracting opportunities available or are based on contract value instead of subcontracting opportunities.
government is unable to meet its small business prime contracting goals mandated by law, the chances of them subcontracting with small businesses voluntarily are practically slim to none.
There are even additional contracting and subcontracting opportunities in recent months, with ongoing efforts to rebuild Iraqi infrastructure, he said.
Materials and subcontracting costs are probably the easiest to estimate of all the cost components of landscape projects (labor, equipment, materials, subcontracting, and overhead) because there are fewer uncertainties.
The official said the ministry judged that the contractors assigned the main part of the project to other construction companies and this amounted to a de facto subcontracting practice.
Rather than balance the parties' interests in subcontracting on a case-by-case basis, the commission in HARTA decided that in all cases a public employer's interest in unilaterally deciding to subcontract outweighed the collective bargaining interests of public employees.
The paper then considers operational issues surrounding the management and control of subcontracting, particularly relating to the choice of subcontractor, control over manufacturing activity, the scheduling of work, and material control.
Again and again at the Forum, representatives from Nordstrom to Levi Strauss, Wal-Mart to Kmart, promised stepped-up monitoring of labor conditions at their manufacturing and subcontracting plants.
One core aspect of re-thinking directions on industrial policy concerns the question of subcontracting between large and small business enterprise.
NJEA supports Assembly Bill 1220, which would prohibit school boards statewide from subcontracting the jobs of employees covered by existing contract agreements.