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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 13 Sep 2011
Ninth Circuit attempts to clarify learned professional exemption's educational requirement
Last week, the Ninth Circuit issued a decision in Solis v. State of Washington, Department of Social and Health Services, wherein it attempted to clarify the learned professional exemption's "specialized intellectual instruction" requirement.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 14 Mar 2011
The "starving" intern: legal ins & outs of unpaid internships
Everyone remembers the first day of their highly touted unpaid internshipnerves twitching, heart racing, palms sweating, eager to perform any mundane task with the utmost perfection to impress a new supervisor.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP | USA | 4 Oct 2010
Unpaid internships: do they violate the FLSA?
The US Department of Labor ("DOL") is cracking down on unpaid internships, finding that few "for-profit" employers can offer such internships without violating the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA").