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Illinois Department of Labor Publishes Proposed Rules Implementing the Illinois Paid Leave for All Workers Act

From JDSupra, Alison Crane, Anderson Franklin, and Emma Graham discuss the recently published proposed rules for implementing…

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Chicago Passes Sweeping New Paid Leave Ordinance

From JDSupra, Laura Friedel discusses the Chicago Paid Leave and Paid Sick and Safe Leave Ordinance that applies…

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Proliferating Pay Protection Laws Favoring Independent Contractors Create Perils for ‎Businesses

From JDSupra, Janet Barsky and Richard Reibstein discuss the increase in the number of laws and ordinances…

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New Illinois Law Protecting Independent Contractors in Fee Disputes Can Lead To Hefty Damages

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses the new Illinois statute that provides protections for freelanders and which imposes…

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Illinois Add Freelancer Protection Act

The Illinois legislature recently passed and the Illinois govenor approved the Freelancer Protection Act which goes into…

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Illinois Becomes the First State to Enact Protections for Freelance Workers

From JDSupra, Kerri Feczko, Darren Mungerson, and Matthew Ruza discuss the recent law in Illinois that provides…

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State Law Can Serve as a Backstop to the Federal Arbitration Act

From JDSupra, John Phillips discusses a recent case in which Illiniois state law provided the basis for…

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Contractual Choice of Law Provision Can’t Shield Employer From State Wage and Hour Class Action

From JDSupra, Suzanne Newcomb discusses a recent case in which the choice of law provision in an…

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US Department of Labor serves up $188K in back wages, damages for 104 workers at three Chicago pizzerias as employer tries to defy investigators 

Sarpinos also pays $75K penalty for violating FLSA for second time in six years CHICAGO – While Sarpino’s…

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‘Independent Contractor’ Might Be a Trojan Horse

From the Chicago Business Attorney Blog, George Bellas discsusses a recent case in which a worker was…

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Beware of the Illinois Employee who Insists on Independent Contractor Status

From Krieg DeVault, Nancy J. Townsend discusses an Illinois case in which the parties tried to set…

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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…