2nd Circ. May Determine Fate Of Internship Programs
By Abigail Rubenstein
Law360, New York (December 2, 2013, 8:13 PM ET) -- The wave of wage-and-hour class actions lodged by unpaid interns has spurred some companies to ax their internship programs, and with the Second Circuit now agreeing to weigh in on cases against Fox Entertainment Group Inc. and Hearst Corp., attorneys say more interns could be sent packing.
The Second Circuit on Nov. 27 granted petitions for leave to pursue interlocutory appeals of U.S. District Judge William Pauley's June decision finding that two unpaid interns who worked on “Black Swan,” a movie produced by Fox Searchlight Pictures Inc.,...