Fox Ruling Warns Cos. Of Pitfalls In Hiring Interns

Law360, New York (June 13, 2013, 8:07 PM EDT) -- As summer internship programs kick into high gear, a recent ruling that a pair of Fox Searchlight Pictures Inc. interns ought to have been classified as employees should remind employers to remain wary of the potential wage-and-hour dangers that go along with bringing on unpaid workers, attorneys say.

U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley III ruled Tuesday that two interns who worked on the Fox Searchlight-produced movie “Black Swan” should have been classified as employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act, granting the interns' motion for...
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