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It sounds like your friend is not getting a fair shake. He's really not a true contractor - he's a consultant working for these contracting companies. So he's a normal W2 employee.

It sounds like your company is trying to avoid co-employment issues by changing vendors every couple years. That may be sufficient.

He should probably look into the details of the Microsoft case and consider suing your employer. Chances are he's entitled to employement benefits from your company.

Just my thoughts,
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