If you are considering an unpaid internship this summer, you might wonder if this type of work is legal. After all, are employers allowed to have people work for them for free? Surprisingly, the answer is yes, but only in certain situations. How Can For-Profit Employers Have Unpaid Interns? In California, unpaid internships are legal … Continue reading
Interns are frequently unpaid. However, there have been several lawsuits aimed at large companies claiming unpaid internships are illegal.
College students and recent graduates across the country are more than likely familiar with unpaid internships. These unpaid positions are frequently described as educational stepping-stones to paying jobs. Some unpaid internships may require interns to carry out tasks performed by paid employees. Over the last five years, unpaid interns at several companies have filed lawsuits … Continue reading