When entering into a contract, the prison warden and the outside contractor have relative freedom to agree terms on which inmates are to work. There is no law specifically imposing any terms on paid prisoner employment contracts based on mandatory work orders. With the contract being interdisciplinary in nature, the parties must knowingly cooperate with each other.

This is one of the legal devices allowing inmates to engage in paid work. And in practice, it is the most frequent one, too, comparing to other convict employment schemes.

Outside contractors enter into contracts with prison wardens, even though the contracts specify rights and duties of third parties. The contract terms concern not only the parties, but also the convict who is to do the work but is not a contract party himself or herself.

Cooperation between the outside contractor and the prison warden involves several core dimensions.


For the full text, see also kancelarie.rp


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