Misclassification in a Global “Gig” Economy: Compliance Tips for Managing International Independent Contractors, Freelancers, and Employees

Published on 03/02/2016

Summary: Gig Economy – As companies and employees increasingly engage in more flexible working arrangements the distinction between the W2 employee and 1099 IC is harder than ever to measure. Just ask Uber, currently fighting a class action lawsuit that could cost them over $200 million in California alone. This webinar explored how other countries view misclassification, examined some common pitfalls, and supplied a framework for managing compliance.

Presenter(s) Info: Tim Burgess, GEO Lead, msi

“The gig economy is a free market system in which temporary positions are common and organizations contract with independent workers for short-term engagements.”

Source: https://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/gig-economy

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