Can I hire truck drivers as independant contractors in Ontario and should I use a lawyer to help me with this?

Whether you can hire truck drivers as independent contractors in Ontario depends on the specific circumstances of your business and the drivers you want to hire. It is important to understand the legal requirements and regulations governing independent contractors in Ontario, as misclassifying employees as independent contractors can result in significant financial and legal consequences.

As for whether you should use a lawyer to help you with this, it is recommended that you seek legal advice from an experienced employment lawyer to ensure that you are complying with all applicable laws and regulations. An employment lawyer can assist you in drafting contracts that properly define the relationship between your business and the drivers, help you understand the legal requirements for engaging independent contractors, and advise you on the potential risks and liabilities associated with this type of arrangement. If you have any questions, please contact us at or 1-877-892-7778.

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