Sean 'Diddy' Combs' Label Hit With Unpaid Intern Class Action
By Kurt Orzeck (August 20, 2013, 6:06 PM EDT) -- Sean "Diddy" Combs' record label, Bad Boy Entertainment Inc., stiffed interns by not paying them any wages and assigning them to gift-wrap presents and run personal errands for paid employees, according to a putative class action filed Tuesday in New York federal court.
Since at least August 2007, New York-based Bad Boy has wrongfully withheld wages from the interns and misclassified them as exempt from minimum wage requirements, in violation of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and state labor laws, according to the suit filed by former intern Rashida Salaam.
Moreover, the record label didn't provide any academic or vocational...
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