[clug] [Offtopic] Canberra based employment for kernel hackers?
grail at goldweb.com.au
Thu Oct 21 05:30:37 GMT 2004
On 20 Oct 2004, at 18:22, Michael Carden wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Oct 2004 03:17 am, Michael Still wrote:
>> Contractor != employee. Divide by at least 2 to get employee rates.
> Really? So Adecco are taking *half* my pay? The scoundrels!
When hiring a contractor, the company doesn't pay:
- compulsory super,
- administration of payroll,
- leave or sick days
These all add up, to the point that an employee being paid $40kpa is
actually costing the company the same as a contractor being paid the
equivalent of $80kpa.
"If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we
can solve them." --Isaac Asimov
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