Rob is a graduate of Cornell Law School and UC Davis. A former “Big Law” business attorney on the East Coast, Rob returned to his Bay Area roots to pursue new endeavors that leverage his legal background and stimulate his intellectual curiosity. Rob is a counselor and problem-solver who is willing to challenge accepted norms and investigate the compliance landscape with fresh ideas and the newest data. In his previous position, Rob worked with a tech company to provide compliance and legal support. Rob’s goals are to become a trusted advisor and respected voice in the world of talent management.
Content Featuring Roberto Cruz
In this webcast, TalentWave will take participants through the facts of the law, debunk many of the myths and misconceptions, review state reactions to AB5 and provide a summary of reasonable steps that organizations operating in California ought to consider to make sure they are compliant with its provisions.
Explore the benefits and drawbacks this bill will have on businesses and freelancers, why complying with prong B of the ABC test is critical, how to evaluate your current IC and freelance worker population, best practices you should implement now to safeguard your organization.
A journey in first understanding the new law, interpreting how it applied to a client base, and insight into what the future might hold.
Access to independent contractors is a major benefit of the growing gig economy for your organization. However, as the landmark ruling from California’s Supreme Court on Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court demonstrates, the landscape for engaging gig workers just got riskier.
Dive into details of the tax law changes impacting pass-through and corporate entities, the potential benefits and risks of the pass-through provision, and how to prepare for different talent acquisition and management models.