Arena Football Team Tries to Toss $5M Unpaid Intern Suit

Law360, New York (September 18, 2013, 3:19 PM EDT) -- An arena football team asked a judge Monday to throw out a $5 million class action lawsuit filed by a former intern who alleged the team made him work without pay doing marketing, photography, janitorial work and bookkeeping.

Christopher Boyle, an intern with Pittsburgh Power between 2011 and 2012, sued the football franchise and two of its owners in May, claiming the team’s treatment of interns violates the Fair Labor Standards Act as well as the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act.

Pittsburgh Power and its two owners...
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