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Is this legal or should I report it?

Ace Contributor
Bruno C Member Since: Nov 14, 2014
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Hello community,

 

I just came accross a job posting that specifically means the hourly rate is 2$ - "We will pay on an hourly basis: $2 per hour".

 

Since that is not possible on an hourly contract they just created a Fixed Price job that asks for 40 work hours a week and pays 160$ every two weeks.

 

Is this a way to go around the system (min. 3$/hr) or is this illegal and I should report it?

 

Thanks!

Bruno.

Community Leader
Kim R Member Since: Apr 14, 2013
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I would flag it, mabye as 'asking for free work'. Once the $160 is reached, they would need to start another job listing. Greedy client, a shame if anyone applies for this.

Ace Contributor
Bruno C Member Since: Nov 14, 2014
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They will probably just create a new 160$ milestone for 2 weeks later, Kim, they don't exactly need to create a new job listing.

Anyways, I will flag it, thank you Kim and Vesna Smiley Happy

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Vesna M Member Since: May 15, 2012
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Yes, report it.

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