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"Ignore the Gig Economy at your own peril," says March 4 speaker Jeff Boxer

"Ignore the Gig Economy at your own peril," says March 4 speaker Jeff Boxer

If you've ever debated hiring employees or delegating to independent contractors, Thursday's speaker should clear things up.

Los Angeles attorney Jeff Boxer will give a presentation on the Gig Economy at our March 4 Synergy Business Connections meeting, which will take place at 10:00 PST on Zoom. Jeff practices in labor and employment law, and he has seen what can happen when employers and employees don't understand how the gig economy works. In his presentation, Jeff will explain what exactly the gig economy is and what it means for both employers and workers who struggle with the difference between "employee" and "contractor." He will discuss the dangers of choosing the wrong route, and will give his insight on what is happening currently in policy and law.

Jeff teaches this subject as an adjunct professor at Loyola Law School.

Join us at 10:00am on Thursday, March 4 on Zoom to learn how to make the right choices when you have tasks that need doing. Click here to join the meeting.

 
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