INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR SERVICE AGREEMENT

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR SERVICE AGREEMENT

THIS INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR SERVICE AGREEMENT dated as of _____________________________________ (“Effective Date”) is entered into by and between ___________________________ (the “PERFORMER”) with a principal address at ___________________________________________, AND __________________________________________ (“THE INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR”), a sole proprietor with offices at ______________________________. The Parties agree as follows:

  1. SERVICES

Performer agrees to provide the following services: Developing an environmental recycling sketch of New York, 580 Degraw St, Brooklyn, NY 11217. The Performer hereby represents that he has skills and capabilities to deliver the contracted services.

  • COMPENSATION

In Consideration of the services rendered by the Performer, the Independent Contractor will pay the Performer a sum of _________________________ payable within 15 days after completion of the services.

  •  TERM AND TERMINATION

This Agreement will become effective on the EFFECTIVE DATE. This Agreement will terminate on the completion of the Services or unless terminated as set forth below.

Either party may terminate this Agreement at any time by giving thirty (30) days written notice to the other party. Should either party default in the performance of this Agreement or materially breach any of its provisions, the non-breaching party may terminate this Agreement by giving written notification to the breaching party. Termination shall be effective immediately on the receipt of the notice, or 5 days from mailing of the notice, whichever occurs first. For the purposes of this section, material breach of this Agreement shall include but not limited to the following: (a) nonpayment of compensation by Independent Contractor within the time stipulated, (b) Failure of the Performer to perform the Services in a commercially reasonable manner.

  • CONFIDENTIALITY

Performer acknowledges and agrees that Independent Contractor is engaged in the competitive business and has expended, or will expend significant sums of money and has invested a substantial amount of time to develop and use, and maintain the secrecy of, the Confidential Information and Trade Secrets. Accordingly, the Performer acknowledges and agrees that the Confidential Information and Trade Secrets are, and at all times hereafter shall remain, the sole property of the Independent Contractor. Performer shall use his best efforts and utmost diligence to guard and protect Confidential Information and Trade Secrets.

  • NON-EMPLOYEE STATUS

Under no circumstances shall Performer look to Independent Contractor, or any of Independent Contractor’s principals, partners, clients, associates, supervisors, employees, directors, shareholders, agents or assigns as Independent Contractor’s employer, or as a partner, agent, or principal. Performer shall not be entitled to any benefits that may be accorded to Independent Contractor’s employees including, but not limited to, worker’s compensation, disability insurance, vacation or sick pay.

  • INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Unless otherwise indicated, the work product is the independent contractor’s proprietary property and all procedures, methods, processes, drawings used in the creation of the work product. Performer agrees to disclose to the Independent Contractor any and all inventions developed by him. Performer acknowledges and agrees that Independent Contractor is the property owner of any and all inventions.

  • NON-DISPARAGEMENT

Performer shall not, at any time during the Term and thereafter, make statement or representations, or otherwise communicate, directly or indirectly, disparage the Independent Contractor. Notwithstanding the foregoing, nothing in this Agreement shall preclude the Performer from making truthful statements that are required by applicable law, regulation or legal process.

  • DISPUTES

In the event of any dispute arising out of or relating to this Agreement, the affected party shall notify the other party, and the parties shall attempt in good faith to resolve the matter within 10 days after the date of such notice. Any disputes not resolved by good faith shall be referred to the jurisdiction of New York Courts.

  • SEVERABILITY

No waiver of any provision of this Agreement shall be deemed, or shall constitute a waiver of any other provision, whether or not similar, nor shall any waiver constitute a continuing waiver. No waiver shall be binding unless executed in writing by the party making the waiver.

  1. ENTIRE AGREEMENT

This Agreement represents the entire agreement between the parties and the provisions of this Agreement shall supersede all prior oral and written commitments, contracts and understanding with respect to the subject matter of this Agreement. This Agreement may be amended only by mutual written agreement of the party.

  1. GOVERNING LAW AND PRINCIPLES OF CONSTRUCTION

This Agreement shall be governed and construed in accordance with New York State law. If any provision in this Agreement is declared illegal or unenforceable, the provision will become void, leaving the remainder of this Agreement in full force and effect.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Agreement to be executed by their duly authorized representatives, effective as of the day and year first written above.

PERFORMER    CONTRACTOR

Name: _____________________ Name: ___________________

Signature: ____________________ Signature____________________

Date: _______________________ Date: ______________________

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