Independent Contractors

The parties are independent contractors and shall so represent themselves in all regards. Neither party is the agent of the other, and neither may make commitments on the other’s behalf. The parties agree that no Provider employee or contractor will be an employee of Customer. Provider shall be responsible for all employment rights and benefits of Provider employees, including without limitation: (a) federal, state, provincial, and local income and employment taxes and social security contributions; (b) workers’ compensation, health benefits, vacation pay, holiday pay, profit sharing, retirement, pension, disability benefits, and other health and welfare benefits, plans, or programs; and (c) insurance.