Hearst Wants Wage Deduction Claim Axed From Interns' Suit

Law360, New York (November 19, 2012, 4:04 PM EST) -- Hearst Corp. told a New York federal judge Friday that its policy of requiring unpaid magazine interns to receive college credits for their work hadn't violated a state labor law restricting employer wage deductions.

The publisher asked U.S. District Judge Harold Baer to dismiss claims that the company breached Section 193 of the New York Labor Law and should pay for the college credits required for an internship, one aspect of a broader class action over Hearst's use of unpaid interns.

Section 193 bars employers from...
To view the full article, register now.