Employment Law and the Gig Economy: Worker Classification, Recent Developments, and Practical Considerations
A live 90-minute CLE webinar with interactive Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide guidance to employment counsel, gig businesses, and those businesses relying on gig workers on how to address common legal issues and mitigate risks stemming from the emerging gig economy. This program will examine the gig economy's impact on employers across multiple industries with respect to worker classification, state and federal regulations, and exemption issues.
- Common employment issues in today's new gig economy
- State law and federal guidance
- Recent case law
- Best practices for employers using gig workers
The panel will review these and other relevant topics:
- What are the employment issues commonly triggered by gig workers?
- What statutes and regulations have state and federal governments passed concerning gig workers?
- How are courts handling employment issues for gig workers?
- How can gig businesses mitigate some of the risks common in the industry?
Joshua O. Mates
Mr. Mates' practice includes both employment counseling and litigation. In the litigation context, he has handled... | Read More
Mr. Mates' practice includes both employment counseling and litigation. In the litigation context, he has handled cases in federal and California courts involving disputes including breach of contract, wage and hour statutory violations, leave of absence compliance matters, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, trade secret misappropriation and unfair competition. Mr. Mates has also represented employers in mediations, arbitrations and other forms of alternative dispute resolution, as well as before the California Labor Commissioner, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, and other administrative agencies.Close
Mr. O’Shea focuses his practice on employment counseling and litigation for clients ranging from early stage... | Read More
Mr. O’Shea focuses his practice on employment counseling and litigation for clients ranging from early stage startups to Fortune 100 companies. He assists his clients in all aspects of employment law, including implementing employment policies and procedures to protect intellectual property and knowledge capital. Mr. O’Shea assists clients with hiring talent and terminating employment, providing counsel on – and litigating – employee mobility issues, including enforcement of employee non-competes and risk management relating to hiring candidates who have non-competes with former employers.Close
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