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Johnny Wang, Steve Cosentino Talk Legal Implications for Gig Economy for Podcast Series

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08.29.2017

Stinson Leonard Street partners Johnny Wang and Steve Cosentino were featured in a recent episode of the Spot On Insurance podcast on independent contractors.

In the episode, "Legal Implications of the Gig Economy", Steve and Johnny discuss what it means to be a gig worker, as well as the different legal practices with gig workers as compared to traditional employees.

Steve and Johnny also discuss:

  • What a restrictive covenant is and the legal implications behind it.
  • What do restrictive covenants look like in practice?
  • What’s an arbitration agreement and how does it link with the gig economy?
  • The benefits and drawbacks to using arbitration agreements
  • The legal issue regarding classification when it comes to gig economy workers.
  • Legal issues around data security surrounding gig economy workers.
  • Is a company legally responsible for a gig economy worker’s data security?
  • IP ownership and social networking account issues for gig economy workers.


The Spot on Insurance podcast series is sponsored by the Insurance Licensing Services of America. Listen to the full episode.

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