Why Government Cares About Misclassification of Freelance and Gig Workers

Join us as we host Michael S. Bernick, the former Director for California’s Employment Development Department (EDD) as we cover, “Why the Government Cares About Misclassification of Freelance and Gig Workers.”

In this webinar, we’ll be covering the following topics:

  1. At a high level, what is the government’s key incentive around cracking down on misclassification?
  2. What is the status of AB5 in California and is America ready for a new class of worker?
  3. Who can be paid as an Independent Contractor and who needs to be paid as an employee?
  4. What actions can folks take today in order to build systems, mitigate risk, and set themselves up for success in the coming months?
  5. General audience Q&A

In addition to the live webinar, we will be distributing a recording to all registrants along with a slide deck containing our key takeaways regarding this topic.

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Featured Presenters

Mike Bernick

Special Counsel

Michael S. Bernick practices in the area of employment and labor law. He advises employers on issues related to employer taxes, unemployment insurance and disability insurance. In recent years, he has worked with some of the nation’s major employers, staffing companies and industry associations. Mr. Bernick previously served for nearly five years as director of the California Employment Development Department (EDD), the 10,000-person state department of labor.

Jason Posel

CEO & Co-Founder

Jason is the Co-Founder & CEO of GreenLight.ai, the world’s first intelligent worker classification and payments platform. He is a renowned speaker in the industry especially surrounding topics such as the Future of Work and Gig Economies. Throughout his career, Jason has accrued over 15 years of experience in contingent workforces, HR, tax, and compliance having managed $1B+ in spend for world-class companies including Shell, Cisco, Boeing, Visa, GSK, TD Bank and more.

To date, our team has managed $1B+ in contingent labor spend for some of the world's leading companies.