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Familiar Territory with New (Substantial) Changes: Illinois Freedom to Work Act Gets a Makeover

USA - July 1 2021 Over the Memorial Day weekend, the Illinois General Assembly unanimously passed amendments to the Illinois Freedom to Work Act, 820 ILCS 90/1…

Brian P. Paul, Nathan A. Shine

SCOTUS Rules School District Violated Cheerleader’s Free Speech, Affirming Limits on Public Schools’ Ability to Regulate Students’ Off-Campus Speech

USA - June 25 2021 This week, in an 8-1 decision, the Supreme Court held that a Pennsylvania school district violated a student’s First Amendment free speech rights by…

Samuel M. Mitchell, José A. Olivieri

First Criminal Indictment for Wage Fixing - A Wake Up Call for All Employers

USA - December 18 2020 In October of 2016, the United States Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, in coordination with the Federal Trade Commission, released joint…

Patricia Linn Jenness, Daniel J. Vaccaro

IC compliance: Top issues for 2019 — Part 2

USA - August 21 2019 While many embrace the rising use of ICs, others bemoan it, leading to legal clashes. Some of the most important issues affecting independent work…

IC compliance: Top issues for 2019 — Part 1

USA - August 14 2019 As global competition and technological change progressively require more worker specialization and just-in-time delivery of highly specialized…