2016 Labor and Employment Outlook

Washington, D.C.

On February 5, 2016, Bloomberg Law hosted the 2016 Outlook on Labor and Employment in Washington D.C. Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and a panel of experts discussed worker classification and other employment issues in the sharing economy. This rousing, in-depth conversation gives viewers insight into the questions currently before Congress and the courts. Speakers from Dentons, the AFL-CIO, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Employment Law Project also debated potential policy solutions, such as new worker classifications, portable benefits and a regulatory “safe harbor.”

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Limits of Existing Worker Classification System - Mark Warner

The Uber Litigation - Rebecca Smith

The Role of Unions in the Sharing Economy - Kelly Ross

A New Legal Classification for Gig Workers  - Seth Harris

The Portable Benefits Plan - Randy Johnson

Full Keynote - Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA)

Full Panel Discussion on Joint Employer