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As a freelancer, can I manually change my terms of payment with my employer?

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Brian A Member Since: Mar 22, 2014
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They're asking if I can change it from hourly to fixed prices. Is this something I can do? Or do they have to change it and I accept.
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Gillian Michele N Member Since: Mar 15, 2012
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You need to ask the client to make the changes then you accept the updated contract. Remember that fixed priced contracts aren't guaranteed and the client pays at their discretion. If there are problems with receiving payment, oDesk won't get involved.
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Brian A Member Since: Mar 22, 2014
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Thank you for your reply. How can I just tell them I worked 15 hours that week (its 15 hours max) and they pay those 15 hours?
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Brian A Member Since: Mar 22, 2014
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Forgot to mention that I can't use the odesk hours app, i work from my phone. But they always get my work.
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Valeria K Moderator Member Since: Mar 6, 2014
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Hi Brian, If it is an hourly job and you are unable to track your time, you could use Manual Time. You would have to discuss it with your client and get their permission for it though. Also, note that Manual hours don't qualify for the oDesk Guarantee. I hope it helps.
~ Valeria
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