Will Work For Free? The Future Of The Unpaid Internship

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Steven Greenhouse, labor and workplace correspondent, The New York Times
Camille Olson, management-side employment attorney with Seyfarth Shaw LLP

A New York Federal District Court judge ruled that Fox Searchlight Pictures broke the law by not paying two interns for work on the film Black Swan. As a result, private employers may be considering revising their internship programs, or scrapping them altogether.

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