Labor and Employment Partner Quoted in Bloomberg BNA Daily Labor Report
Wiggin and Dana Labor, Employment and Benefits Partner Lawrence Peikes was quoted in the Bloomberg BNA article, "Gawker Prevails Over Unpaid Interns Seeking Wages Because They're 'Primary Beneficiary'".
The article discusses the ruling in favor of Gawker Media LLC that says Gawker doesn't have to pay interns who say they're entitled to wages under the Fair Labor Standards Act and state law.
Mr. Peikes said, "'Meaningful oversight' at Gawker helped distinguish 'between what the interns were doing and what the regular, paid employees were doing."
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