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The Beginning of the End of the Unpaid Internship

A trio of lawsuits is threatening to curb the growth of internships without wages.
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The 3 big myths propping up unpaid internships

Business & Finance : The Week: World Business (5 months ago)

Despite lawsuits, the unpaid internship has come to seem like an inevitable fact of life. Some entry-level jobs, we hear, are too glamorous to pay. We learn that most young people, while eager, just aren't prepared for the workforce... Read Post

Two Great Questions from Bryan Caplan

Business & Finance : Carpe Diem (3 years ago)

Bryan Caplan asks: 1. If the minimum wage is a good idea, shouldn't unpaid internships be illegal as well? If not, why not? 2. Name the main arguments in favor of the legality of unpaid internships. Aren't all of them equally good a... Read Post

Unpaid Internships Investigated: 'Mostly Drudgery' Means Employers Must Usually Pay, Say Regulators

Business & Finance : Huffington Post: Business Blog (4 years ago)

Convinced that many unpaid internships violate minimum wage laws, officials in Oregon, California and other states have begun investigations and fined employers. Last year, M.... Read Post


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