Condé Nast Eliminates Internship Program…Is Yours Next?
Condé Nast has made headlines again, announcing that the publishing house of high-profile brands including Vogue, Vanity Fair, and The New Yorker, has eliminated its highly-coveted internship program. The internship world at the elite publishing house has been rocked by law suits filed by former interns claiming Condé Nast failed to pay them minimum wage as set forth by the The Federal Fair Labor Standards Act and New York Labor Law. There has been a mixed response from those who served as former interns and those who looked forward to being an intern in the future.
What can businesses in Pennsylvania learn from this? Enlist the counsel of an employment lawyer who can review your internship program and provide guidance with regards to federal and state law.