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Press Release—Language Industry Leaders Lobby Congress

Posted By Administration, Friday, August 10, 2018

August 10, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC -- On Wednesday, leaders from the language service industry gathered on Capitol Hill to sound the alarm over new, “disruptive” employee classification regulations that threaten to upend the $45 billion-per-year industry’s business model.

Over 50 language industry professionals attended the Association of Language Companies’ (ALC) policy summit at the Center for Applied Linguistics to strategize an industry-wide response to the recent California Supreme Court ruling which narrowed the definition of who can be classified as an “independent contractor.” All agreed that specialist-industries like the language industry have reasons to be worried.

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