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Second Circuit Decisions in Glatt and Wang Likely Preserve Essential Internship Opportunities

Posted in FLSA, Higher Education, Interns, Wage and Hour
On July 2, 2015, in Glatt v. Fox Searchlight Pictures and Wang v. The Hearst Corporation, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals addressed when unpaid interns are “employees” entitled to compensation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and New York Labor Law (NYLL). This was a question of first impression for the Second Circuit. The… Continue Reading

New York City’s Human Rights Law Extends Protection to Unpaid Interns; Is New York State Far Behind?

Posted in Higher Education, Interns
Effective June 14, 2014, the New York City Human Rights Law will extend its nondiscrimination protections to unpaid interns.  An intern is defined as “an individual who performs work for an employer on a temporary basis whose work: (a) provides training or supplements training given in an educational environment such that the employability of the individual… Continue Reading