Summertime at last! (even if the thermometer says differently) Baseball, cookouts, and …interns. Many employers utilize interns; more so than in the past as more and more university programs require internships as a condition of receiving their major. Former Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis made waves a few years ago when she opined against unpaid internships. So what is an employer to do?
Here is a good article by Carrie Harris of Spilman Thomas and Battle addressing the issue of unpaid internships and how to manage the inherent exposure they present under the FLSA.