Illinois Chamber Tells IDOL Joint Employer Rule Unnecessary – Mike Hughes Provides Testimony to the Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL)

December 2020
Mike Hughes
Illinois Chamber of Commerce Employment Law Council Newsletter


Mike Hughes provided testimony to the Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL) in a virtual hearing on the proposed rule regarding joint employer designation. In response to the federal USDOL rule, IDOL filed a proposed rule that took a different approach to the joint employer issue in May, 2020. The Illinois Chamber provided written comments to the rule raising a number of concerns including:

Mike pointed out in his testimony that the federal rule has been struck down by a NY federal court and while it is being appealed it is unlikely that an incoming Biden Administration will continue the appeal.