10 Myths and Realities of Contingent Work Arrangements: Useful Insights that Directly Impact Workforce Design Decisions
Littler Mendelson, the nation's largest labor and employment law firm, and Back Of The House, provider of Total Support for Independent Professionals, are teaming up to present a one-hour webinar addressing 10 misconceptions of independent work arrangements.
Subject matter experts from both companies will discuss:
- The impact of undue villainization of ‘On Demand’ work arrangements
- How misconceptions frequently overshadow the true merits of flexible work
- How not knowing the unknown is causing companies to hedge contingent workforce plans
- Best practices and legal compliance for your workforce program
The two companies are combining their knowledge and experience to help businesses gain useful insights that can help in making better contingent workforce design decisions.
By identifying and defusing 10 common myths, the webinar will offer the participant the full benefit of factual, solution oriented information in support of optimal workforce design.
10:00 a.m. PDT
11:00 a.m. MDT
12:00 p.m. CDT
1:00 p.m. EDT
Continuing Education: We will apply for SPHR/PHR credit
Questions? Email Tracy Everett or call (214) 880-8156
Erik Vonk, President, Back of the House
Following an international career in banking and corporate finance, Erik was appointed as a Member of the Managing Board of Randstad Holding NV in ’92 and was Chairman and CEO of Gevity HR, Inc. from ’02 to ’07. He has served on the Boards of Danka Business Systems, PLC, and CBRL Group, Inc
As the architect of the staffing contract between Randstad and the Olympic Committee, he orchestrated the provision of all 16,000 paid personnel for the Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta in 1996. This contract is still the largest single supplier contingent workforce arrangement on record. He is the author the book 'Don't Get a Job, Get a Life', (2000) which offers suggestions to 'societal stakeholders' such as employers, workers, unions, regulators, lawmakers, etc to replace outdated employment conventions by 'on demand' work platforms. Currently Erik serves as CEO of Back Of The House LLC, a company he founded in 2008. In line with the book’s recommendations, BOTH provides ‘Total Support’ to Freelancers, Independent Contractors and Self Employed Professionals, designed to substitute the all the benefits, perks, fringes and support that normally come with a ‘regular’ job.
Neil Alexander, Shareholder and Co-Chair Contingent Workforce Practice, Littler Mendelson
Neil is a shareholder at Littler Mendelson in the Phoenix office and serves as Co-Chair of the Contingent Workforce Practice Group. Littler Mendelson is the largest law firm in the United States exclusively devoted to representing management in employment, employee benefits and labor law matters.
Neil is a trial attorney who regularly defends companies against various employment claims. He appears in state and federal courts as well as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Department of Labor.
He is a frequent keynote speaker for national and state trade associations, client internal events and client appreciation events regarding employment law updates, contingent workforce issues, and employment law compliance related topics.