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Learn why ‘Uberizing’ your business comes with a price

This Drexel workshop wants to school you on the staffing issues of the on-demand economy.

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Beware “the Uber of something” business models.
That’s what Drexel University’s Entrepreneurial Law Clinic wants to talk to you about. On Tuesday, Nov. 29, the subset of the Thomas R. Kline School of Law that hooks startups up with free legal advice from students is hosting a event for entrepreneurs on the legal implications of the “on-demand” model.
“Should you classify your ‘on-demand’ service providers as independent contractors or employees? Uber is at the forefront of the new wave of litigation on this issue, but all on-demand businesses must address this issue as they grow,” the event invite reads.
The free discussion will tackle the subject of how on-demand platforms can limit their legal exposure in case of negligence of service providers. Drexel law students Shelly Paznokas, Mark Hildebrand, Dylan Caplan, and Josh Goren — all currently third year students — will lead the workshop with assistance from attorney Randal White, a partner at Fox Rothschild, LLC.

Companies: Drexel University

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