April 8, 2014

Leeds Brown Law, P.C. and Virginia & Ambinder, LLP Obtain Conditional Class Certification

Federal Judge Allows Class Certification for Unpaid Interns On Friday, April 4, U.S. District Court Judge Jesse M. Furman granted conditional class certification status to individuals who previously worked as unpaid interns at Viacom and MTV, a ruling that will allow attorneys to send notice of impending legal action to thousands of others across the United States who also served as unpaid interns for the media giants. Former interns have claimed that they were wrongfully […]
July 22, 2013

Financial Exploitation in the Workplace

The U.S. Department of Labor Rules Governing Unpaid Internships Internships have been part and parcel to many educational programs for decades. When done well, they provide a benefit to both the intern and the company. The intern gets valuable hands-on experience in a real-life work environment, developing skills and attaining knowledge that simply can’t be found in the classroom. For potential employers, it can be an effective marketing tool, giving them exposure to the best […]