• Class Action Risk For Unpaid Internship Programs
  • August 30, 2013 | Authors: Jeffrey M. Daitz; Kevin J. O'Connor
  • Law Firm: Peckar & Abramson A Professional Corporation - New York Office
  • The wave of class actions in the United States now includes a full frontal assault on unpaid internship programs, with plaintiffs’ attorneys securing some successful preliminary results in the Southern District of New York. These recent decisions should prompt all employers with unpaid internship programs to consult with qualified legal counsel to attempt to reduce or eliminate risk of suit while these issues wend their way through the appeal process and uniform guidance is available to employers.