Summer interns: We love them and we hate them. But do we have to pay them? That is a question much debated. Most recently, that debate has been taken up by a federal judge in Manhattan, who ruled in June that Fox Searchlight had broken minimum wage laws using unpaid interns on the set of Black Swan. This ruling, which may or may not be overturned upon appeal, signals that the legal and financial risk of unpaid interns may be greater than previously considered.
Read my newswire to discover why: http://www.nonprofitquarterly.org/policysocial-context/22569-unpaid-interns-may-be-too-expensive.html