In two prior posts (How to Use Interns the Right Way (and Keep Litigation at Bay) and The Fox Searchlight Ruling and What It Means for Unpaid Internships), we discussed a growing litigation trend on behalf of unpaid interns who are now claiming that they were really employees who should have been paid for their … Read more
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(Update: On July 2, 2015, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision in the appeal of Glatt v. Fox Searchlight Pictures Inc. and answered the question of when an unpaid intern is an employee entitled to compensation under the Fair Labor Standards Act. A blog post on that decision appears here.) A version of … Read more
On March 13, 2013, the New York City Council passed a bill amending the New York City Human Rights Law to protect the unemployed. The new law goes into effect June 11, 2013 and generally prohibits discrimination based on an individual’s unemployment status and the posting of job advertisements requiring applicants to be employed. The … Read more