2nd Circ. To Tackle Fox, Hearst Intern Wage Claims

Law360, New York (November 26, 2013, 8:22 PM ET) -- The Second Circuit accepted two appeals Thursday that could shed light on the standard for determining if unpaid interns qualify as “employees” under wage-and-hour laws, agreeing to hear challenges to class certification decisions from Fox Entertainment Group Inc. and former interns who sued Hearst Corp for wages. 

The Second Circuit granted petitions for leave to pursue interlocutory appeals of U.S. District Judge William Pauley's June decision granting class and collective action certification to a former intern who asserted wage-and-hour claims against Fox, as well as U.S....
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Case Title

Wang v. The Hearst Corporation


Case Number

1:12-cv-00793

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New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards

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J. Paul Oetken

Date Filed

January 31, 2012


Case Title

Glatt v. Fox Searchlight Pictures Inc.


Case Number

13-2467

Court

Appellate - 2nd Circuit

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June 25, 2013

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