Former unpaid intern sues Hearst Corp., seeks class action

Lawsuit claims Hearst violated wage and hour laws by not paying for full-time work

The unpaid intern rebellion is picking up steam.

A new lawsuit, similar to the class action that unpaid interns who worked on the film “Black Swan” filed in September 2011, popped up yesterday and reignited the discussion about fair pay for interns. This time it’s a former unpaid intern for the fashion magazine Harper’s Bazaar who filed a lawsuit against its parent company, Hearst Corp., the New York Times reports.

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