Oscar De La Renta Latest To Face Wage Action From Interns

By Erin Coe (September 3, 2014, 10:57 PM EDT) -- Oscar de la Renta LLC on Wednesday became the latest fashion label to be hit with a proposed class action in New York by unpaid interns who claim the company wrongly classified them as exempt from receiving minimum wage payments.

Lead plaintiff Monica Ramirez, who worked for the fashion brand's Manhattan office between January and April 2009, lodged a complaint in New York state court accusing Oscar de la Renta of improperly withholding wages from her and other current and former unpaid interns. Interns at the company performed various tasks, including making necklaces that retailed for up to $400, ordering coffee...

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