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Interns Entitled to Overtime Pay Only if Certain Factors Met

Internships were designed as a way for students to get some hands-on training, experience, and make some connections, but employers often take advantage of this system to put students to work for free so they can avoid paying employees. Many … Continue reading

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Confused About Paying Interns? The Rules Just Changed Again

By Scott R. Flick Back in 2015, I wrote a post on CommLawCenter discussing the prevalence of interns in the communications industry, and the Department of Labor’s crackdown on businesses illegally failing to pay their interns.  That crackdown began in … Continue reading

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Second Circuit Court of Appeals Rules That Hearst Interns Are Not Employees

In a decision issued earlier this month, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that participants in unpaid internship programs offered by the Hearst Corporation could not be classified as “employees” of Hearst and therefore were not entitled to compensation … Continue reading

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