What it has turned out to be is a full-throated defense of the contractor system as a whole.
Doyle, officially a contractor, said he was told that he was being let go as part of a program of layoffs at the New Mexico lab.
The contractor they chose found mighty cheap oil, called “waste” oil, that came from a nearby chemical factory.
Ever since CIA contractor Raymond Davis shot and killed two Pakistanis in the street, U.S.-Pak relations have spiraled downward.
“Technology enables dissent,” the former NSA contractor told the crowd of thousands via video screen, this time sans robot.
At that point the contractor came in and after being told of what had happened, he discharged the fellow.
This shows that the contractor's bid of $37 per M. was much too low.
They are to a large extent their own masters, and work without being driven by the contractor's foreman.
The contractor sank into a chair and buried his face in his hands.
During the early part of the work, the contractor devoted his entire attention to the work of excavation.
1540s, "one who enters into a contract," from Late Latin contractor, agent noun from past participle stem of Latin contrahere (see contract (n.)); specifically of "one who enters into a contract to provide work, services, or goods" from 1724.