Labor and Employment Law

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You Should Pay Attention To This Post If You Have Unpaid Interns
Posted on 20 Mar 2012 by Jon Hyman

According to, wage and hour litigation is big, and getting bigger . One area that has been poised for a take-off for a couple of years is unpaid internships. Three recent filings illustrate the dangers of using unpaid interns in your business... Read More

Another Court Adopts "Primary Beneficiary" Internship Analysis
Posted on 25 Sep 2015 by Fisher & Phillips LLP

We reported in July that the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals (with jurisdiction over Connecticut, New York, and Vermont) laid out seven non-exhaustive factors as part of a "primary beneficiary" analysis for evaluating whether unpaid interns... Read More

Unpaid Internships Under Attack!
Posted on 7 Feb 2012 by Philip Miles

Unpaid internships have picked up some unwanted mainstream media attention lately. Recently, a former unpaid intern filed a lawsuit against Harper's Bazaar, alleging violations of state and federal wage and hour laws . She's also hoping to make... Read More

Southern District of New York Rules That Movie Studio Was Required to Pay Its Interns; Numerous Lawsuits by Unpaid Interns in New York Follow
Posted on 2 Aug 2013 by David S. Rich

On June 11, 2013, in Glatt v. Searchlight Pictures Inc., No. 11 Civ. 6784, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 82079 (S.D.N.Y. June 11, 2013) (Pauley, J.) [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to subscribers ], the U.S. District Court for the... Read More