3. Independent Contractor Relationship. This Agreement is intended to create an independent contractor relationship between Consultant and Company.
4.Independent Contractor Relationship.It is specifically agreed that the relationship of the Parties hereto shall be that of a company and an independent contractor, and not that of an employer-employee.Therefore, the Parties specifically agree that Company shall have the right of control only to the extent of determining the results to be accomplished by Contractor, but not as to the details and means by which those results shall be accomplished.Contractor is not an employee of Company.Contractor shall be solely responsible for any unemployment compensation contributions, all benefits and any other payroll tax matters as they relate to Contractor.Contractor shall not be considered an employee of Company for federal income tax purposes.In the event that the Internal Revenue Service does not recognize this Agreement as establishing an independent contractor relationship and assesses a deficiency, penalties or interest against Company, then Contractor agrees to indemnify Company for all such amounts.Contractor shall assume full and total responsibility for, and legal liability relating to, all taxes which may be owed as a result of his relationship with Company under this Agreement, including, but not limited to, the payment of self-employment taxes, the payment of any federal and state unemployment taxes, the payment of federal and state estimated income taxes due and payable resulting from the compensation earned, and all other income or employment or contractor-related taxes.
1.Independent Contractor Relationship.In accordance with the mutual intentions ofthe Company and the Consultant, this Agreement establishes between them an independent contractor relationship going forward, and all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement shall be interpreted in light of that relationship.There is no intention to create an employer-employee relationship between the Company and Consultant. Consultant agrees that he will not claim to be an employee of the Company and he will not seek employee benefits from the Company.
1.Independent Contractor Relationship.In accordance with the mutual intentions ofthe Company and the Consultant, this Agreement establishes between them an independent contractor relationship going forward, and all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement shall be interpreted in light of that relationship.There is no intention to create an employer-employee relationship between the Company and Consultant. Consultant agrees that hewill no longer be an employee of the Company and hewill not seek employee benefits fromthe Company after May 18, 2019, except that Consultant will remain eligible for bonus consideration for Fiscal Year 2019 based on Consultant’s employment with RGP through May 18, 2019, and subject to Board Approval. In this consulting capacity, Consultant will continue to vest in the then-outstanding stock option/restricted stock awards that were granted during the Term of his employment with the Company.Such vesting will terminate with the termination of this Agreement.Thereafter, Consultant shall have the rights set forth in the 2004 and 2014 Performance Incentive Plan, as applicable. Consultant further acknowledges and agrees that any tax withholding obligation related to the vesting of restricted stock or the exercise of stock option awards granted to Consultant during the term of his employment must be satisfied by a cash payment to the Company of the applicable tax withholding amount prior to the vesting date of a restricted stock award or the exercise date of a stock option.
(3) The Advisory Board Member agrees that if any person shall desire the services provided by the business of Trulieve, the Advisory Board Member shall direct such person to obtain the services from Trulieve and shall not contract directly with such person with respect to the services which constitute the Business of Trulieve. The parties agree that it is their intention to enter into an independent contractor relationship and only an independent contractor relationship. Neither Trulieve nor the Advisory Board Member has the authority to bind the other, nor make any representations on behalf of the other.
10.Independent Contractor Relationship. Nothing contained in this Agreement shall be deemed to constitute Consultant an employee of Voyager, it being the intent of the parties to establish an independent contractor relationship, nor shall Consultant have authority to bind Voyager in any manner whatsoever by reason of this Agreement. Consultant shall at all times while on Voyager premises observe all security and safety policies of Voyager. Consultant is excluded from participating in any fringe benefit plans or programs as a result of the performance of the Services, without regard to Consultant’s independent contractor status, including, but not limited to, health, sickness, accident or dental coverage, life insurance, disability benefits, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, unemployment insurance coverage, workers’ compensation coverage, 401(k) benefit(s), and any other benefits provided by Voyager to its employees.Consultant agrees, as an independent contractor, that Consultant is not entitled to unemployment benefits in the event this Agreement terminates, or workers’ compensation benefits in the event that Consultant is injured in any manner or becomes ill while performing the Services under this Agreement.Because Consultant is an independent contractor, Voyager will not make any withholdings, deductions, or contributions (e.g., social security, unemployment insurance, disability insurance) from Consultant’s fees, and will report Consultant’s fees and other payments to Consultant on a 1099 form.Consultant shall bear sole responsibility for paying and reporting its own applicable federal and state income taxes, social security taxes, unemployment insurance, workers’ compensation, and health or disability insurance, retirement benefits, and other welfare or pension benefits, if any, and shall indemnify and hold Voyager harmless from and against any liability with respect thereto.
5. Independent Contractor Relationship. Consultant shall at all times be an independent contractor, and nothing in this Agreement is intended to, or should be construed to, create a partnership, agency, joint venture or employment relationship. Consultant will not be entitled to any of the benefits which Company may make available to its employees, including, but not limited to, group health or life insurance, profit-sharing or retirement benefits. The manner and means by which Consultant chooses to complete his services are in Consultant's sole discretion and control. Consultant is solely responsible for, and will timely file all tax returns and payments required to be filed with, or made to, any federal, state or local tax authority with respect to the performance of services and receipt of any fees under this Agreement.
2. CONSULTANTS INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR STATUS. The Company and Consultant mutually intend that this Agreement establish between them an independent contractor relationship. All of the terms and conditions of this Agreement will be interpreted in light of that relationship.