Burberry Hit With Wage Class Action By Former Intern

By Kat Greene (January 20, 2015, 10:00 PM EST) -- Burberry Ltd. is the latest luxury goods peddler to be hit with a class action over wages, with a lawsuit filed in New York on Friday by a former intern who accuses the company of cheating interns out of pay for work that doesn't provide any academic benefit.

Burberry joins a long list of big-name retailers and other companies who stand accused of taking on interns, having them do work that doesn't further their skill and refusing to pay them. It's at least the sixth suit in four months filed by New York interns.

In Friday's suit, lead plaintiff Lysandra Whitlow...

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