Yikes! Unpaid interns aren’t protected against sexual harassment?

Yikes! Unpaid interns aren’t protected against sexual harassment?

MEDIA INTERN DROPS CLAIM WHEN TOLD SHE ISN’T AN “EMPLOYEE” An unpaid intern has been told she cannot bring a sexual harassment claim against her former supervisor, as she is not considered an employee. Although the case happened in the United States,...
Intern exploiters lose their right to anonymity

Intern exploiters lose their right to anonymity

MINIMUM WAGE DODGERS TO BE PUBLICLY NAMED AND SHAMED UNDER NEW RULES ACTIVATED THIS MONTH From now on, employers who fail to pay their interns the national minimum wage (NMW) will be publicly named and shamed, under revamped plans to clamp down on rogue businesses...
Has David Cameron declared war on young jobseekers?

Has David Cameron declared war on young jobseekers?

UNDER-25s TO BE STRIPPED OF HOUSING BENEFIT, AS WELL AS JSA People under 25 will lose their housing benefit unless they are “earning or learning”, David Cameron has announced. That will include graduates who have invested tens of thousands of pounds on...
Graduates on the dole told: Work for your benefits

Graduates on the dole told: Work for your benefits

OSBORNE’S ‘TOUGH LOVE’ RULES WILL END ‘SOMETHING FOR NOTHING’ CULTURE Unemployed people – including job-hunting graduates – have been warned that they will soon have to do community work including litter picking and cleaning...
Are bosses who hire unpaid interns evil or ignorant?

Are bosses who hire unpaid interns evil or ignorant?

NEW STATS RAISE IMPORTANT QUESTIONS ABOUT WHAT EMPLOYERS REALLY KNOW ABOUT THE LAW ON INTERNSHIPS Are bosses who employ unpaid interns evil – or ignorant? That’s the question being asked after a fascinating new research by Monster.co.uk found that the...