Freelancing in the AV industry is continuing to grow as an integral part to the success of almost every AV company. In general, freelancing continues to be a growing trend in the US economy with 34% of US workers currently freelancing in some form and this number is expected to grow to 43% by 2020.
With those stats in mind, AV companies should stay aware of key trends that may affect AV freelancers. Below are the top 5 trends I anticipate for 2018:
#1.) The Debate About Freelancer Classification And Compliance Will Continue To Be An Issue
Many AV companies know Independent contractor compliance is an important topic and most companies have a general idea of what is required. However, many AV companies fail to consistently manage and execute a fully-compliant process that aligns with the various state & federal compliance laws.Read More
If you have a project in Las Vegas with your employees or contractors, be sure to check that they have completed the OSHA 10-Hour or 30-Hour General Industry course.Read More
On May 15th, the Freelance Isn’t Free Act went into effect in New York City. Below we share important details of the law and what it means for AV companies working with freelancers in New York City.