t first glance, students and recent graduates looking for experience and employers looking to reduce expenses are a great match. However, employers who hire unpaid interns can encounter risks.
In Glatt v. Fox Searchlight Pictures, Inc., a judge ruled that a movie studio violated minimum wage laws by not paying their interns. The court deemed the interns legal employees and, therefore, entitled to wages under the FLSA and under New York law.
In this episode of After Hours, Arent Fox associate Stanley Stringfellow reviews factors an employer should consider when hiring unpaid interns.
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