Even Paid Interns May Cause Wage-Hour Woes, Suit Shows

Law360, New York (January 30, 2013, 7:22 PM EST) -- A putative wage-and-hour class action recently lodged against Hamilton College by a former intern who was paid a stipend should serve as a warning to employers that they can't avoid the wave of litigation over internships simply by shelling out some cash to their interns, attorneys said Wednesday.

In a complaint filed in New York federal court on Dec. 20, former Hamilton College athletic department intern Benjamin J. Kozik maintains that the school intentionally misclassified him and other interns as exempt from minimum wages and overtime...
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