This week, we're focusing on the legal issues impacting freelancers and gig economy workers, with the help of employment lawyer, Alexandra Monkhouse. Topics: the impacts of coronavirus on the gig economy; the "Uber" case of unconscionability; the unionization of gig economy workers; and our Ask-Me-Anything segment about gig economy issues.
What You'll Hear: - 8:17 - What does the rollout of the COVID19 government benefits tell us about the future of the gig economy? - 18:17 - What is this Uber case that everybody has been talking about this summer? - 23:14 - What can employers and employees do to ensure that their agreements do not contain unconscionable terms? - 28:21 - What unionization options are available for gig economy workers? - 37:02 - Our new Ask-Me-Anything segment, featuring five questions submitted by patrons of the Lawyered community