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Court ruling spurs lawsuits by unpaid interns

Sharon Lin of Guilderland, right, is a paid summer intern at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering at the University at Albany.
Sharon Lin of Guilderland, right, is a paid summer intern at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering at the University at Albany.
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The era of unpaid internships may be over. In a landmark ruling recently, a federal judge decided in favor of two former Fox Searchlight interns who worked on the production of the film “Black Swan.” According to Outten & Golden LLP, the law firm that represented the interns, they performed the work of production assistants, bookkeepers, secretaries and janitors on the film, which was produced and co-produced by Fox Searchlight, but were not paid. Last ...


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grant18
July 7, 2013
9:36 a.m.

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Another one for the Gazette's Copy Editor - "cannot not displace"?

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