Assignment of work biggest factor for independent contractor relationship: Court

Employer's only knowledge of contractor's work was when she submitted monthly time sheets
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 12/09/2015

An Ontario foster care support worker was an independent contractor, not an employee of a foster care program, the Tax Court of Canada has ruled.

Quinte Children’s Homes (QCH) is a provider of foster care and treatment for children in Belleville, Ont. QCH manages 35 foster care homes and places children in those homes, receiving compensation for its services from the Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services.