Are Your Interns Really Interns?

August 26th, 2012 by JBWK

Over at Forbes, a useful piece on determining whether your interns are really interns–or whether you need to cough up minimum wage for all of them.

While there’s a six-factor test to determine whether interns are truly interns–and therefore unpaid–the bottom line is this: do you use interns to perform productive work that eliminates the need for regular paid employees? If so, you should be ready to pay the interns as well.

This has become a hot topic recently, so employers need to know ahead of time what to expect, and how to plan accordingly.


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