Thinking of Hiring an Unpaid Summer Intern? Be Sure the Internship Meets These Requirements.

/ 03/31/2012 A frequent violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act concerns unpaid summer interns. Many business owners want to introduce students to their businesses, but, because of financial concerns, they hire the students as unpaid interns. According to the United States Department of Labor, however, unless the relationship meets certain criteria, an intern must […]

Department of Labor Issues Guidance on For-Profit Companies’ Use of Unpaid Interns

/ 04/28/2010 The United States Department of Labor recently issued a fact sheet to help for-profit employers determine whether interns must be paid minimum wage and overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Six criteria must be examined when determining whether an employment relationship exists:1. The internship is similar to training which would be given […]