While a company might pay an independent contractor and an employee for the same or similar work, there are fundamental differences between the two. Understanding these distinctions is critical to your business, as the two statuses involve unique employment, labor and wage laws.
DLA Piper's Employment practice and Retail sector presented a 60-minute webinar where panelists reviewed key employment issues that arise for retailers, the rise of the gig economy and how retailers are utilizing independent contractors during this unprecedented period of disruption in retail. We also examined proactive approaches companies should consider to avoid legal issues in the future.
Our team underscored the importance of understanding the roles and responsibilities of all parties, bringing to light this hot topic that is impacting businesses right now.
Ann Lawrence – Global Co-Chair, Retail Sector, DLA Piper
David Durham – Partner, Employment Practice, DLA Piper
Guissu Baier – Vice President of Human Resources, Instacart
Sandro Garofalo, Esq. – Director, Employee & Labor Relations Counsel, Target Corporation
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