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Coronavirus and Misclassified workers

"Misclassification is already a legally difficult issue for anyone to understand. It's not an issue people are equipped to handle pro se."

—Clinical Assistant Professor Rachael Kohl, in Bloomberg News about rising unemployment claims driven by the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be harder for workers who claim they're misclassified as contractors to get legal help to prove they're eligible for unemployment benefits, including "pro se" claimants representing themselves without counsel.

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