• Careful Considerations for Hiring Summer Interns
  • July 7, 2011 | Authors: Thomas A. Dixon; Andrew L. Smith
  • Law Firms: Eastman & Smith Ltd. - Findlay Office ; Eastman & Smith Ltd. - Toledo Office
  • Around this time of year employers think about whether to utilize summer interns and whether those interns should be paid or unpaid. In determining whether an employer can utilize an unpaid intern, the employer must carefully consider whether the intern is an “employee” subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and its child labor prohibitions and wage regulations.