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Interns! What is the rudest thing an employer has ever said to you? Interns! What is the rudest thing an employer has ever said to you? • September 11, 2014 • 11 Comments

IS ‘CASA MORADA’ BOSS TYPICAL OF THOSE WHO EMPLOY INTERNS? Do some bosses feel it’s their human right to hire unpaid staff? Like many people, we were shocked…

David Letterman intern files law suit against American talk show star David Letterman intern files law suit against American talk show star • September 9, 2014 • No Comments

CLAIMS SHE AND OTHERS WORKED 40 HOURS A WEEK FOR NO PAY One of American TV’s biggest talk show hosts is being sued by a former intern – and 99 others, who she also…

Christian Dior ‘reception internship’ should pay £22-28k – not minimum wage, expert say Christian Dior ‘reception internship’ should pay £22-28k – not minimum wage, expert say • September 4, 2014 • 2 Comments

FASHION BRAND OFFERS HALF THE GOING RATE FOR POSITION DESCRIBED A minimum wage ‘reception internship’ advertised by a luxury fashion brand should have paid £22-28,000…

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Hey, Christian Dior – what’s a ‘reception internship’? Hey, Christian Dior – what’s a ‘reception internship’? • August 28, 2014 • 6 Comments

LUXURY BRAND BLAMES ‘BUDGETARY CONSTRAINTS’ FOR LOW-PAID ROLE AT KNIGHTSBRIDGE HQ One of the world’s most exclusive and expensive luxury fashion brands has advertised…

Reed pays £2,500 to former intern Reed pays £2,500 to former intern • August 19, 2014 • 1 Comment

BUT RECRUITMENT FIRM DUCKS QUESTIONS ABOUT WHETHER IT WAS A ONE-OFF Reed has refused to confirm that it made a £2,500 payment to a former intern earlier this year, and has ignored questions…

In work – but still skint? Unemployment drops – but many new jobs pay poverty wages In work – but still skint? Unemployment drops – but many new jobs pay poverty wages • August 14, 2014 • 6 Comments

MORE, BETTER-PAID JOBS ARE STILL DESPERATELY NEEDED, ESPECIALLY FOR THE YOUNG Despite a rise in employment, there is deep concern that wage growth is still too low – and more, better-paid jobs are essential if young workers are to feel the benefits…

Evening Standard defends unpaid internship prize as “a great opportunity” Evening Standard defends unpaid internship prize as “a great opportunity” • August 6, 2014 • 1 Comment

WINNER CAN OPT OUT OF THE PLACEMENT IF THEY CAN’T AFFORD THE TIME, SAYS SPOKESPERSON The Evening Standard has dismissed concerns that the unpaid internship ‘prize’ it advertised is unfair or exploitative, insisting that winners needn’t…

Tony Blair employee slammed for suggesting interns should be paid Tony Blair employee slammed for suggesting interns should be paid • August 4, 2014 • 1 Comment

WEBSITE EDITOR TOLD HE “NEEDED TO GET A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE CHARITY’S ETHOS” A former employee at the Tony Blair Faith Foundation has said that voicing his concerns about the number of unpaid interns working there “did not go down well…

London Evening Standard under fire over unpaid fashion internship ‘prize’ London Evening Standard under fire over unpaid fashion internship ‘prize’ • August 1, 2014 • No Comments

‘FASHION HAPPY’ FILM COMPETITION ANGERS YOUNG JOBSEEKERS The Evening Standard has angered young jobseekers by advertising a four-week unpaid fashion internship…

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