Charlie Rose Settlement With Unpaid Interns Approved

Law360, New York (June 28, 2013, 3:30 PM EDT) -- A New York state judge approved a class action settlement on Friday for PBS television host Charlie Rose's unpaid interns, who were represented by the same law firm that won an influential federal court ruling for unpaid interns earlier this month.  

Judge O. Peter Sherwood approved the unopposed $250,000 settlement, which was provisionally approved in December, over alleged violations of New York's minimum wage requirements during a fairness hearing in his downtown Manhattan courtroom.

"The court finds that the settlement is fair, reasonable and adequate, and...
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