Unpaid Internships: Are They Legal?
Happy New Year from your friends and advisors in Bernstein Shur’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. Usually, the new year comes with reviews of the past. At Bernstein Shur, we look forward to the future with a firm...more
The application of many federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws is limited to the employer/employee relationship. This makes distinguishing between employees and those with similar but distinct relationships — like...more
Excerpt from Supreme Court Sides With Employers in Title VII Suits -
Capping off a term of big decisions with employer-friendly results, the U.S. Supreme Court weighed in on two major employment issues in a pair of...more
In Oxford Health Plans LLC v. Sutter, the United States Supreme Court affirmed an arbitral decision allowing the plaintiff to proceed with classwide arbitration even in the absence of express language to that effect in the...more
In This Issue:
- Supreme Court May Hear Case of Union Picketers on Private Property
- Republicans Prepare for Fight Over Immigration Legislation
- E-Verify System Could be Harming Some Legal Workers
EEOC Releases Letter Addressing Wellness Programs and Reasonable Accommodation Obligations - In a letter issued recently by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC"), Peggy Mastroianni, the agency's Legal Counsel,...more
Who, What, Why . . .
Who does it apply to: Every employer who has or intends to hire unpaid interns.
When must an intern be paid: All “employees” of a business must be paid at least minimum wage unless they are a...more
'Tis the season of football games, holiday parties and family gatherings. Whether you are huddled around the TV or a fireplace, you just might find yourself stuck in a conversation or two with family members or friends who...more
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