Wiggin and Dana Lawyers Write For Wage & Hour Defense Institute Blog

June 14, 2013

Wiggin and Dana employment lawyers, Larry Peikes and Joshua Walls, wrote a post titled "Unpaid Hollywood ‘Interns' Are Really ‘Employees'" for the Wage & Hour Defense Institute Blog.

The post discusses the opinion issued by the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on June 11, 2013, holding Fox Searchlight Pictures liable for failing to pay interns in violation of federal and state labor laws. The Court's decision reinforces the narrow application of the "trainee" exception to the minimum wage requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA").

Click here to read the blog post.