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Lyft won big in California. Now it’s set its sights on Illinois.

From The Chicago Reader, Adam M. Rhodes discusses an initiative in Illinois by Lyft to support the classification…

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Illinois Releases Model Training Program For Prevention Of Sexual Harassment 

From JDSupra, Sarah Gasperini and Patrick Rocks report that the Illinois Department of Human Rights released a…

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The Who, What, and When on Illinois’s Mandatory Sexual Harassment Prevention Training 

From Lexology, Colleen G. DeRosa and Melissa A. Ortega discuss the guidance offered for Illinois’s sexual harassment prevention training….

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Gig economy bills move forward in other blue states, after California clears the way 

From The Washington Post, Eli Rosenberg discusses legislative efforts in other states to adopt measures to protect…

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Could 2020 Be The Year Of The California Copycats? Other States Line Up To Consider Misclassification Statutes

From Mondaq, Richard R. Meneghello discusses the possibility that California’s ABC test will be adopted by other…

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IL Passes Workplace Transparency Act 

From JDSupra, Kevin Kelly reports on the Illinois Workplace Transparency Act that extends protections from harassment to…

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Illinois sponsor of minimum wage bill looks to aid ‘gig economy’ workers, too

From Crain’s Chicago Business, Greg Hinz reports that an influential Illinois representative is considering legislation to help…

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State Farm ‘confident’ agent suing under amended IWPCA is independent contractor, despite ‘misclassification’ claim

From the Madison-St. Clair Record, Karen Kidd reports that a State Farm agent has alleged that he…

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New Illinois Anti-Sexual Harassment Legislation Protects Independent Contractors Too!

From Lexology,  Jessica E. Chang and Johner T. Wilson III report on new legislation in Illinois that extends protections…

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7th Cir.: Surgeon was independent contractor not protected by Title VII 

From HR Dive, Lisa Burden reports that a surgeon who was an independent contractor at a hospital…

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Illinois District Court Finds that Uber’s Arbitration Agreement is Enforceable in a Putative Class Action and Dismisses Class Claims

  From Lexology, Erin Kubota discusses a case upholding Uber’s arbitration clause and dismissing a class action claim….

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Avoid the Dangers of Misclassifying Employees as Independent Contractors 

  From Smith Armundsen Labor & Employment Law Update,  Amanda Biondolino discusses the risks of misclassifying workers as independent…