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  • Intern or Employee?
    Intern or Employee?

    The question whether student interns should be considered employees is an often-difficult employment law decision. If a student intern is considered an employee, he or she may be entitled to ...

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  • Court Decides That Unpaid Interns Were Really Employees In Fox Searchlight Case
    Court Decides That Unpaid Interns Were Really Employees In Fox Searchlight Case

    A New York judge has just determined that Fox Searchlight violated minimum wage and overtime laws by having unpaid interns work on the movie “Black Swan.” Companies may hire “unpaid interns” and have ...

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  • When Must I Be Paid As An Intern?
    When Must I Be Paid As An Intern?

    Despite recent efforts to clarify just when it’s acceptable to hire an unpaid intern, many workers – including large numbers of college students – report mistreatment and confusion surrounding the ...

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  • Unpaid Intern At Charlie Rose Show Files Wage And Hour Lawsuit
    Unpaid Intern At Charlie Rose Show Files Wage And Hour Lawsuit

    A former intern at the Charlie Rose show has filed a wage and hour lawsuit based on alleged violations of state wage laws similar to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that require employers to pay ...

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  • Unpaid Internships May Violate The FLS
    Unpaid Internships May Violate The FLS

    With spring approaching and summer not far off, employers and students begin thinking about summer jobs, including summer internships. Many employers have gotten in trouble for using “unpaid interns” ...

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  • When Is An Unpaid Internship Illegal?
    When Is An Unpaid Internship Illegal?

    A recent unpaid intern lawsuit filed in New York raises issues that every intern should be aware of including, when should I be paid? The New York unpaid intern case involves a former intern who ...

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