Employee Misclassification

Common employment law issues

On June 18, Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Jason Tremblay presented a seminar to an audience of 45 CPAs affiliated with the Illinois CPA Society – North Shore Chapter. The seminar was entitled “Common Employment Law Mistakes for Illinois Businesses: What Are They and How to Avoid Them.” Mr. Tremblay spoke about issues relevant to […]

A swan song for unpaid internships?

Recent Case Filings Renew the Call to Evaluate Whether Your Interns Are Employees You might have noticed an extra bounce in your step recently as Wednesday marked the official beginning of summer. Along with extra fun, this time of year is also known for summer internships. Many employers, faced with tough economic circumstances over the […]

2013 budget approves special funding for the DOL to “Detect and Deter” the misclassification of workers as independent contractors

On February 13, 2012, President Obama announced The Fiscal Year 2013 Budget. Notably, the 2013 Budget once again includes special funding for the Department of Labor to “detect and deter” companies from misclassifying employees as independent contractors. Specifically, 14 million is budgeted for misclassification, including $10 million for grants to States to identify misclassification and […]