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 […]
April 7, 2014

Federal Judge in Manhattan Conditionally Certifies Class of Unpaid Interns at Viacom and MTV

New York NY – A New York federal judge granted conditional collective certification status Friday to former interns at Viacom and MTV who claim to have been denied proper wages as required by state and federal law. In a decision published Friday, U.S. District Judge Jesse M. Furman approved procedures to allow the participation of all current and former Viacom and MTV interns who worked for the media giants since April 4, 2011. Judge Furman […]