Subs Pay Their Own
To the Editor:
Mr. Cooley's article on workers
comp (Business Forum, 4/92) was
right on the money. It's too bad it
takes a bill for us to learn!
Our policy for paying subs is: No
check until the certificate comes in,
or if we issue their check, the
workers comp insurance is deducted.
When and if the certificate comes
in, we mail a second check. We tell
our subs this up front. There's no
reason that we, as responsible
general contractors, should have to
pay their way. It just takes a few
phone calls to your agent to get the
rate for their job classification —
but it's well worth it.
As for sole