Unpaid Internships Continued

Earlier this month, Minal Caron—a contributor to this website—wrote a valuable piece about the phenomenon of the unpaid internship, particularly as it pertains to the for-profit private sector.  He made the accurate observation that: If unpaid internships are allowed...

Fired for Working During a Break?

A former Target employee, Jason Kellner, has brought a claim against Target in federal district court in Alabama based upon the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).  Kellner’s complaint states that he had complained to Target’s Human Resources Department about having to...