Who, What, Why . . .
Who does it apply to: Every employer who has or intends to hire unpaid interns.
With unemployment for people 20 – 24 hovering around 13.2%, college students are flocking to unpaid internships to gain some experience, stay busy, and better position themselves for jobs afterward. As recently reported by Josh Sanburn at Time MoneyLand and Steven Greenhouse in the NYT, however, these unpaid internships have serious legal problems.