Agreement for independent contractor services:

Scope of Services:
The contractor shall provide services to Company as an independent contractor, and not as an employee, by the terms of this Agreement. The services to be provided by Contractor shall be as described in a separate Statement of Work (SOW) to be agreed upon by the parties in writing.

Company shall pay Contractor a fee equal to 50% of the revenue generated from services provided by Contractor, less a rental fee of 10% for all tools and equipment provided by Company. The contractor shall invoice Company for the services provided every week, and payment will be made within 15 days of receipt of the invoice.

Tools and Equipment:
The company shall provide the Contractor with the tools and equipment necessary to perform the services as described in the SOW. The contractor shall be responsible for providing their transportation to and from job sites.

Contractor shall not use or disclose any confidential information of the Company or its clients, including but not limited to, trade secrets, customer information, pricing information, marketing plans, and business strategies. The contractor shall keep confidential information in strict confidence and shall not disclose or use such information for any purpose other than the performance of services under this Agreement.

Independent Contractor Status:
The contractor is an independent contractor and is not an employee, partner, or agent of the Company. The contractor shall have no authority to bind or obligate the Company in any manner or to represent that Contractor has any such authority. The contractor shall be solely responsible for all taxes and fees arising from the compensation paid under this Agreement.

During the term of this Agreement, and for 12 months following the termination of this Agreement, Contractor shall not directly or indirectly solicit, attempt to solicit or accept any business from any client of Company to provide services that are competitive with those provided by Company.

Either party may terminate this Agreement for any reason upon providing written notice to the other party. The contractor shall provide at least two weeks’ notice before termination. Company reserves the right to terminate this Agreement immediately for any reason, without providing notice to Contractor. Indemnification.

The contractor shall indemnify:
defend, and hold harmless Company and its officers, directors, employees, and agents from any liabilities, damages, claims, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, arising out of or in connection with the Contractor’s performance of services under this Agreement. Insurance. The contractor shall maintain appropriate insurance, including general liability and automobile liability insurance, during the term of this Agreement. The contractor shall provide the Company with proof of insurance upon request.

The contractor shall not discriminate against any person based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Drug Testing:
The contractor may be subject to drug testing at any time, for any reason, at the discretion of the Company.

Responsibility for Damage or Misuse:
I understand that I am responsible for any damage or misuse of Eagle Lawn Care Services LLC equipment or property and any customer’s properties. I agree to make things right for any damage to equipment or property.

Vandalism or Theft:
I understand that vandalism or theft is strictly against company policy, and will not be tolerated.

Withholding of Work:
I understand that Eagle Lawn Care Services has the right to withhold work from me anytime.

Workers Comp and Overtime:
I also understand that Eagle Lawn Care Services does not provide workers comp or pay overtime.

Strictly prohibited. 

Entire Agreement:
This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding of the parties and supersedes all prior negotiations, understandings, and agreements between the parties.