Authored by Adam J. Smiley
A New York federal judge gave an initial thumbs-up last Thursday to what is believed to be the largest unpaid internship settlement on the books: $450,000.
Elite Model Management was sued by a former unpaid intern in February 2013 (See Complaint), claiming that Elite deliberately misclassified interns as non-employees who were not protected by … Continue Reading
Authored by Laura E. Reasons
Well, . . . it depends. A recent report, however, sheds some light on the subject.
NERA Economic Consulting has once again published its Trends in Wage Hour Settlements. We previously reported on NERA’s 2012 and 2011 publications.
The 2013 update confirms what we all knew — that settlement of wage and hour litigation … Continue Reading
Authored by Kevin Young
This year’s “Trends in Wage and Hour Settlements” report, by the National Economic Research Associates, has identified 467 million reasons—75 million more than in 2011—for employers to continue to take proactive measures to avoid litigation under state and federal wage-hour laws. The report quantifies what most of our readers already know: wage and hour cases continue … Continue Reading