On-Demand Recording: The CARES Act and Unemployment Assistance: What Artists and Freelancers Need to Know

This is an on-demand recording of VLA’s Webinar: The CARES Act and Unemployment Assistance: What Artists and Freelancers Need to Know, held on April 10, 2020. Slides and materials are available with the video presentation which can be found by clicking on the link below.

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM:

In this time of financial upheaval, many freelancers, gig workers, and independent contracts are now able to file for unemployment insurance, when they have never been able to do so before. This is a class to assist you with understanding the new CARES Act and the benefits that may be available to you, along with information about where to find further guidance.

INSTRUCTOR:

Joseph Tedeschi served as General Counsel, Global Cards at Citi, before which he was General Counsel for Mergers and Acquisitions and Citi Holdings. Prior to joining Citi in 2007, Joseph had an extensive in-house legal career principally in the fields of media and publishing for companies such as Dow Jones and Primedia Inc. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of VLA and YYDC, a contemporary dance company based in NY.

Joseph graduated from Harvard magna cum laude with a B.A. in History and Literature and earned his J.D. at the University of Virginia School of Law. Between college and law school Joseph was a teacher of English Literature in the UK pursuant to one of Harvard’s teaching fellowship programs.