Category: Illinois

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Truck Owner-Operators: Employees or Independent Contractors under Illinois Workers Compensation Act? 

From the National Law Review, Bradford Peterson discusses three cases with similar facts that did not have the…

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Illinois Court finds Chicago eatery’s FLSA claims unappetizing

  From HR.BLR.com, Steven Brenneman discusses a recent case in which drivers for a restaurant were misclassified…

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When an independent contractor can file a workers’ compensation claim 

Philip Bareck discusses the ability of an independent contractor to file a workers compensation claim in Illinois if…

Posted in Illinois Workers Compensation

Illinois Truck Driver who was Misclassified as an Independent Contractor is Entitled to Workers Comp. Benefits

FindLaw reports a case before the workers compensation appellate division in Illinois in which a truck driver was…

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Supreme Court Declines to Hear Challenge of Illinois Independent Contractor Classification Law

From the Ogletree Deakins Blog —  On October 14, 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States refused…

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New York, Illinois find success in tackling labor violations

  From newsobserver.com — Illinois and New York are national leaders when it comes to curbing worker…

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Illinois claims lead in auditing for misclassified ICs

  From Staffing Industry Analysts — “Illinois led the nation in auditing employers for independent contractor misclassification,…

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Illinois Against Worker Misclassification

  From the Alton Daily News —  If someone is an independent contractor, they will be issued…

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Illinois misclassification act claim fails; bona fide corporation, not owner, performed services

From Employment Law Daily — A rare case when a worker was found to be an independent contractor in…

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Illinois Supreme Court Protects Workers, Upholds Constitutionality of Employee Classification Act

From the Law Firm Newswire —  The Employee Classification Act protects construction workers from being misclassified as independent contractors…