August 23, 2019

We supply all tools and equipment for the contractor as well as instruction on what and how to perform the task, is he independent?

First, it’s important to know the applicable test in your jurisdiction. If in a state where a strict ABC test applies, supplying tools, equipment, and instruction are all factors that weigh in favor of employee classification. Review the totality of the facts with an employment lawyer to determine if you are correctly classifying the workers.