Legal counsel must be ready to help their clients hire talented employees, who can still make an important contribution with short-term contracts and flexible hours

“I was once picked up by a guy who would otherwise be on his sofa watching TV, but preferred to be driving and making some money,” said Proskauer Rose LLP’s partner Anthony Oncidi, who moderated the debate and co-chaired the conference. This story is common. Almost all the panellists knew someone who found work through a contractual role with a transport application, such as Uber, Cabify or Lyft. The consensus was that the gig economy, which typically involves temporary contracts and flexible hours, is here to stay and lawyers need to be ready.  

(Latin Lawyer)

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