NBCUniversal Hit With Unpaid Intern Class Action

Law360, New York (July 3, 2013, 5:36 PM EDT) -- A recent wave of putative wage-and-hour class actions against media and entertainment companies over unpaid internships continued Wednesday when former interns for MSNBC and “Saturday Night Live” sued NBCUniversal Inc. for allegedly misclassifying them to avoid paying them proper wages.

NBCUniversal joins Warner Music Group Corp. and Gawker Media LLC among the companies that have been sued since a New York federal judge ruled June 11 that a Fox Entertainment Group Inc. unit misclassified unpaid coffee-fetching interns who worked on the movie “Black Swan” when it failed...
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