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    Not uncommon to be honest. Seen it loads of times....

    Some client managers (not you're manager) like to have a bit of power it seems and make it look like the contractors aren't getting away with it. Current client is really pushing WFH because of lack of space. BUT team I work in the manager has decided that contractors don't get that "perk". Its annoying especially when I do them favours like do on call for TOIL instead of payment because they didnt have enough people. BUT, I guess some of them see you're rate and it annoys them.

    Personally, and I know some will disagree, a lot of us work in teams with permies. Same job, same everything except how we're paid. Treating people differently because they are contractors is silly in this case.

    Worse one I had was where client had a "contractor" area. Crap end of the office. Not allowed to sit with permies in same team. Bit childish this was.
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    a whole different world, call centers.
    glad i don't have to do it.

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    one place I worked, the contractors got to work from home, but the permies got nothing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Age quod agis View Post
    one place I worked, the contractors got to work from home, but the permies got nothing.
    It should be something you agree with the pimp and client before you accept the contract. If I can't work from my own office or home for the majority of the time, (only visiting client site for demo, training staff, releases) then I don't take the gig. But I guess that depends on your role.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jolie View Post
    It should be something you agree with the pimp and client before you accept the contract. If I can't work from my own office or home for the majority of the time, (only visiting client site for demo, training staff, releases) then I don't take the gig. But I guess that depends on your role.
    Naff all to do with the pump. It's an arrangement with the client

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    Quote Originally Posted by ladymuck View Post
    Naff all to do with the pump. It's an arrangement with the client
    But you normally get pumped by the agent.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jolie View Post
    It should be something you agree with the pimp and client before you accept the contract. If I can't work from my own office or home for the majority of the time, (only visiting client site for demo, training staff, releases) then I don't take the gig. But I guess that depends on your role.
    in theory that is exactly what you should do...

    but reality given the state of the market now, people would take any contract that comes their way and not be picky about it. Its easy to say if client/pimp don't agree then you don't take the gig but that gig might be your only shot of work for a long time

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    Quote Originally Posted by psychocandy View Post
    Not uncommon to be honest. Seen it loads of times....

    Some client managers (not you're manager) like to have a bit of power it seems and make it look like the contractors aren't getting away with it. Current client is really pushing WFH because of lack of space. BUT team I work in the manager has decided that contractors don't get that "perk". Its annoying especially when I do them favours like do on call for TOIL instead of payment because they didnt have enough people. BUT, I guess some of them see you're rate and it annoys them.

    Personally, and I know some will disagree, a lot of us work in teams with permies. Same job, same everything except how we're paid. Treating people differently because they are contractors is silly in this case.

    Worse one I had was where client had a "contractor" area. Crap end of the office. Not allowed to sit with permies in same team. Bit childish this was.
    Never seen it wrong this way before...
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