Throngs of enthusiastic students will find work as interns this summer. In today’s economy, students are more accepting of unpaid internships than in years past. Nevertheless, an employer must resist the urge to view every intern as "free labor." In fact, unpaid internships may violate the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") unless certain enumerated factors established by the Department of Labor ("DOL") are satisfied.
Click on the link below to download the Labor and Employment Alert which discusses unpaid internships.