All Items: Trainees, Volunteers and Interns

  • DOL to Use More Employer-Friendly "Primary Beneficiary" Test for Unpaid Internships

    January 8, 2018

    To better align with recent case law, eliminate unnecessary confusion among the regulated community, and provide increased flexibility to its investigators, the US Department of Labor (DOL) has rescinded its "six-factor test" for determining whether an intern qualifies as an employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act in favor of the "primary beneficiary test."

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News: HR guidance on complying with the FLSA requirements for trainees, volunteers and interns.