Blogs tagged in interns and volunteers


Employees are volunteers if . . .

DOL Issues Guidance on Compensability of Company-Sponsored Volunteer Work

Does the adage “no good deed goes unpunished” apply to employers that fail to pay wages to hourly employees during volunteer events? Not necessarily, according to a recent U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Opinion Letter.

Unpaid intern – depends on who benefits

You need some help with projects that are a little less than crucial and school's have students looking for some pratical experience in the working world. Sounds like a PB and J mashup no brainer, right?

Hold on Hoss, not so fast, especially since the Department of Labor adopted new rules. SHRM, with help from Littler and Fisher Phillips,

An intern by any other name

. . . is an employee who works for free. How do you tell the difference? Our authors at Polsinelli have the NEW list of 7 factors.