By Michael Lipkin (October 15, 2014, 9:36 PM EDT) -- A former Marc Jacobs International LLC intern accused the high-end clothing company in New York court of failing to pay interns in a putative class action, part of a wave of employment suits brought by former fashion and entertainment industry interns.
Plaintiff Linney Warren claims the company illegally classified interns as exempt from minimum wages and overtime since October 2008 while having them do work that would otherwise require more paid workers. The internship didn't have any academic or vocational training, according to the complaint.
"Marc Jacobs's unlawful conduct had been pursuant to a corporate policy or practice of minimizing labor...
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