All Items: Trainees and Interns

  • Interns

    Date:
    April 18, 2014

    When school is out, many students and new graduates look to gain real-world experience through internships. However, an employer hoping to take advantage of these interns as a source of free labor should think twice. Unless an internship satisfies strict criteria, interns must be treated like employees, meaning they must be paid the minimum wage and overtime.

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Editor's Choice: HR guidance on complying with the FLSA requirements for interns and trainees.