thanks for the help so far...
Here are some other things we have considered. First, we don't mow any lawns, we do more design/build landscapes So our gross production per day could be higher than $1000. Second, to make sure that they are making at least minimum wage we would still track their hours and divide that by what they got paid for that job. We do have an office manager to track that. Third, as far as cutting corners, we have a client sign off sheet for each job for quality control. Also, if there are call backs due to a problem we caused, they would not get paid for that. So they would want less call backs obviously. Do those ideas sound good?