IC Misclass, Mayhem and Management: Your Ultimate 1099 Workforce Guide
Tracks: HR/Talent Management, Operations, Safety and Compliance
Misclassification is a pain point in a variety of industries, especially those that utilize owner-operator workforces. Everyone knows they want to avoid a misclassification claim, but few understand exactly what that means. The term “misclassification” represents a broad spectrum of legal woes. It might include workers’ compensation claims, unemployment claims, civil action claims, Department of Labor claims, and many other types of claims at various levels of government. Differences in state and federal laws further complicate the issue.
Openforce’s Chief Executive Officer Wendy Greenland and Taylor Johnson’s Kristen M.J. Johnson will provide a blueprint for jumpstarting risk mitigation. They will discuss the types of misclassification claims and how they affect owner-operator workforces. You will also receive information on how such claims are changing based on a regulatory and economic landscape that is shifting because of AB5, the ABC test, and more. Attend this session to:
Wendy Greenland, CEO, brings more than 30 years of experience and leadership to Openforce. Her focus is on developing and delivering technology-driven business services and solutions, providing outstanding client service, and driving profitable revenue growth. Within Openforce, she drives the mission of the organization to connect independent contractors and the companies that need them through the smartest technology ecosystem for contingent workforces worldwide. Through her leadership, Openforce is well-positioned at the forefront of developing the technology that empowers the fast-paced transportation owner-operator economy to thrive.
Outside of Openforce, Wendy sits on the Board of Directors for the Alliance of Technology and Women (ATW) and the National Home Delivery Association. She is also active within Women in Trucking.
Prior to Openforce, Wendy spent 25 years in technology companies and most recently was the COO at InfinityHR, which she helped position for acquisition by Arcoro in 2018. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University and an MBA from Grand Canyon State University and is a certified master trainer with the Miller Heiman Group.
Taylor Johnson PL
Taylor Johnson PL
Kristen M.J. Johnson is a partner at the transportation law firm of Taylor Johnson PL, heading up the firm’s litigation group. In 2020, Kristen was the only private practice attorney selected as a Top Woman to Watch in Transportation by the Women In Trucking Association. She practices a full range of business litigation and arbitration, including freight claims, contract and tort disputes, appeals, and government investigations. She advises clients on risk management, case and witness preparation, regulatory response, compliance programs, and critical strategy. Kristen was a Fulbright Scholar, and she is a thought leader, active in her industry and community. She is a member of Women in Trucking, the Transportation Lawyers Association, and the Conference of Freight Counsel. When she is not practicing law, she advocates for children and those in need.