Daily Archives: April 3, 2010

What? We Can’t Use Slave Labor and Call It an Internship?!?

Why, that’s positively unAmerican: Convinced that many unpaid internships violate minimum wage laws, officials in Oregon, California and other states have begun investigations and fined employers. Last year, M. Patricia Smith, then New York’s labor commissioner, ordered investigations into several firms’ internships. Now, as the federal Labor Department’s top law enforcement official, she and the […]

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