Recently, we shared with you an article published by our Alcoholic Beverage and Liquor License Practice Group regarding the use of employee tip pools. The article discussed the allure of employee tip pooling, which allows for employees who may not directly interact with customers to share in tips. As we often do, we also mentioned
Summer has finally arrived. While many of us will soon become consumed with pool parties, backyard barbeques, and well-deserved vacations, a new crop of summer interns is just beginning their first endeavor in the working world with the hope of making a lasting impression on prospective employers in their chosen fields.
However, it is becoming an increasingly risky proposition for employers to take on unpaid interns. In fact, in just the past few days, Warner Music Group, Atlantic Records, and media giant Condé Nast have all been sued by former interns who claim that they should have been compensated for their internships.…