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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