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How do contracts work on UpWork?

Last updated on September 24, 2022 @ 9:13 pm

UpWork is a website where people can post jobs and find contractors to do those jobs. The contractor pays UpWork a fee for each job they do.

The contractor is not allowed to work on their own project, and they are not allowed to work for more than one client at a time.

PRO TIP: When working with clients on Upwork, it’s important to remember that you are entering into a legally binding contract. This means that both you and the client are responsible for upholding the terms of the agreement. If either party fails to do so, they may be held liable in a court of law.

As such, it’s important to be clear about the scope of work, deliverables, and payment terms before entering into a contract on Upwork. Be sure to read over the contract carefully and ask any questions you have before signing. Once both parties have signed, the contract is enforceable in court.

The contract between the contractor and UpWork is a legally binding agreement. If either party violates the terms of the contract, the other party can sue them.

UpWork also has a dispute resolution system in case things get contentious.

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