Aggreement

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Agreement to Provide

Information Technology Professional Services

Pursuant to the terms and conditions stated in this Agreement, Cal State L.A. University Auxiliary Services, Inc. (UAS), the legal entity for the Center for Information Resource Management (CIRM), agrees to provide professional services in the information technology area to:

(Name of Organization) _________________________________________________________________

hereinafter referred to as "Client". UAS will provide entry-level information technology employees through CIRM's Professional Internship Program (PIP). These contract interns will be selected from the ranks of students and recent graduates of university and college programs in information systems, computer science, and computer engineering.

All interns are bona fide employees of UAS and remain subject to employment laws affecting UAS. Interns provided under this Agreement are subject to Client approval as to qualifications, suitability for performance of services, and billing rate. Each intern is covered by a purchase order or memorandum indicating the time period covered, hourly invoice rate, and total amount. Client may terminate the services of an intern for the convenience of Client and upon one (1) day written notice to UAS and the intern.

Period of Performance

The period of performance shall be for two years starting on the effective date of this Agreement. It shall be renewable for additional periods upon written agreement by all parties to this Agreement.

Funding and Payment

The Client's total obligation under this Agreement shall be the sum of individual purchase orders/hiring memoranda issued from time to time for interns. Client shall transmit to UAS bi-weekly time sheets, using forms and payroll schedule provided by UAS, listing hours worked for each intern. Properly executed facsimile copies of the time sheets shall be legally binding on Client.

UAS shall submit invoices to Client based on these time sheets, indicating the names of interns providing services, the number of hours worked, the hourly billing rate for each person, and the total amount due from Client for the billing period. Client shall remit the invoiced amount within fifteen (15) days of receipt of invoice.

Termination

This Agreement may be terminated, in whole or in part, by Client or UAS upon thirty (30) days written notice to the other party. In the event that this contract is terminated prior to the contract end date, all monies due UAS shall be paid in full.

Special Provisions

  1. UAS has the responsibility to verify eligibility as required under the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

  2. UAS shall file with Client an Agreement of Insurance issued by its carrier evidencing a policy of Workers' Compensation Insurance in the statutory amounts on its employees furnished to Client.

  3. Any controversy or claim of any kind arising out of or relating to this Agreement or breach of this Agreement shall be settled by arbitration in accordance with the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association or any successor thereto then prevailing. The parties further agree that the arbitrator acting hereunder shall not be empowered to add to, subtract from or in any other manner modify, alter or amend the terms of this Agreement.

  4. Client may offer direct employment to a participant in the PIP after the participant has worked under this Agreement for 180 days. However, Client may offer direct employment to a participant at any time by making a donation to the Center for Information Resource Management of at least $1,000 for each participant hired. Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed as requiring Client to make an offer of employment to any participant.

  5. Client is encouraged not to require a participant to work overtime while the participant is enrolled in an academic program. However, if overtime is required, UAS will invoice client at a rate of 1.5 times the normal rate for any time over 40 hours per week.

Approvals

Client and UAS have caused this Agreement to be signed this ____ day of _____________, ______ by their respective authorized officers.

Cal State L.A. University Auxiliary Services, Inc. (UAS)
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, California 90032
[The legal entity for the Center for Information Resource Management]

________________________________________      ________________________________________
Raquel N. Soriano, Executive Director                      Name of Client

________________________________________      ________________________________________
Durward P. Jackson, Executive Director
Center for Information Resource Management           By:_____________________________________

                                                                            Title:____________________________________