I have in the past and I am planning on this year hiring a lot of contract labor....friends and family mostly. I do a lot of sod jobs, and contract labor works perfect for that. Is there anyone that has a contract that they give to their contract labor. Stating things such as... We are not responsible for personal injury. If you do more than $600 a year, expect a 1099 misc. You are your own contractor, please bring your own tools. Basically letting them know their status and responsibilities?