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Women’s Power Networking Breakfast: Worker Classification

February 18, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am



February 18, 2016
8:30 am - 10:30 am
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Queens Borough Hall, Room 213
120-55 Queens Blvd., Suite 309
Kew Gardens, NY 11424 United States

Join us for a Power Networking Breakfast with speaker Michael Tiliakos from Duane Morris LLP with a presentation on worker classification. The presentation will cover the difference between employees and independent contractors, as well as an employer’s obligations to both types of workers. The risks of worker misclassification, various tests used to classify workers, and the relevant governing acts will also be discussed during the presentation. 

As always, this event will also feature networking opportunities and free food.


Speakers’ Bios

Michael Tiliakos, Partner 

Duane Morris LLP

Michael Tiliakos practices in the area of employment law. Mr. Tiliakos has significant experience representing both private and municipal clients from a broad range of industries in employment actions, including class and collective actions, brought under anti-discrimination statutes, and in such civil rights cases as false arrest, excessive use of force, malicious prosecution, selective enforcement and First Amendment retaliation. Mr. Tiliakos conducts extensive employee and management training courses, including anti-harassment training and courses on how to effectively manage employees in accordance with various employment laws. He also counsels clients on compliance with employment laws and conducts workplace investigations and wage-and-hour audits.

QEDC hosts the Queens Women's Business Center. QEDC encourages all women to participate in this and all other QEDC programs.

The Queens Women's Business Center is Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disability if requested at least two weeks in advance.

This program is supported in part through funding from the office of the Queens Borough President, Melinda Katz.


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