Former Intern Sues Magazine Publisher, Claiming She Was An Unpaid Full-Timer

Although students gain work experience and connections from internships, the professional world tends to get the better end of the deal, exploiting talented interns for free or low-pay labor. Federal law bars companies from treating interns as they would employees, but overworked students don’t often feel as though they’re in much of a position to blow the whistle if their mentors cross the line. [More]

Lawsuit Claims "Black Swan" Movie Floated On Unpaid Intern Labor

Lawsuit Claims "Black Swan" Movie Floated On Unpaid Intern Labor

Countless youngsters attempting to claw their way into the film business will gladly work for free, and a lawsuit filed in federal court accuses the production of the film Black Swan of exploiting those masses. Two men who worked on the movie claim the film broke labor laws by hiring more than 100 interns to do work that should have been handled by paid employees. [More]