Wage and Hour; Unpaid Internships;

Back in March, we warned you that for-profit businesses using the services of unpaid interns were at risk due to the increased scrutiny being given to whether such unpaid internships violate federal and state wage and hour law.

Since then, there have been several developments (two by a serial plaintiff) that have only increased the risks faced by for-profit businesses using the services of unpaid interns, including, but not limited to, the fact that:

  • Plaintiffs in a lawsuit in federal court in New York (Eric Glatt, et al. v. Fox Searchlight Pictures, Inc.) have expressed their intention to add claims on behalf of unpaid interns who worked for News Corp.’s Fox Entertainment Group unit;


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