Elite Modeling Reaches Largest-Ever Unpaid Intern Settlement

Law360, Los Angeles (January 13, 2014, 6:01 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Thursday granted preliminary approval to a $450,000 settlement between Elite Model Management and former interns who alleged it made them do the work of employees for no pay — purportedly the largest-ever settlement of an intern class action.

U.S. District Judge Alison J. Nathan gave initial approval to the settlement, which will pay more than 100 former interns between $700 and $1,750 each, and provisionally certified the class for the purposes of the settlement. The details of the settlement come...
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