Internship Legal Update
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (EST)
There is no hotter topic in our industry right now than this one.
As the nation’s premier college recruiting consulting and research firm, we are constantly asked about the legality and ramifications of the Unpaid Internship.
Enter David Jones, Esq. of Jackson Lewis. An employment lawyer and repeat presenter for Intern Bridge, David will share his expert advice and a detailed legal perspective on this timely subject.
This will include:
- The current lawsuits you’ve read about in the news and what they really mean for the future of internships.
- Some of the most common areas of liability for companies – and colleges…and how to avoid them!
- Translating the Case Studies, to include the Wage and Hour Division Opinion Letter FLSA2004-5NA and the FLSA Status of Student Interns
- Special exemption status you should know about.
- LIVE Q&A
- And more…
You can invite as many colleagues as you’d like to listen in at one site or location, using a single phone line or one computer. You will also receive slides to download, a video recording of the session and the ability to interact in a LIVE Q&A with David.
About your presenter: David Jones is a Partner in the law firm of Jackson Lewis LLP. He has practiced law exclusively in the area of employment related matters for nearly fifteen years. He represents clients in complex matters relating to both benefits and enforcement and in proceedings before the Department of Labor, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice and the Department of State. Mr. Jones has extensive experience in assisting companies with hires or transfers of employees from outside of the U.S. in industries such as: Agriculture, Banking and Finance, Chemicals, Construction, Energy, Entertainment, Healthcare, Education, Hospitality, Information Technology, Insurance, Logistics, Manufacturing, Mining, Recycling, Research, Restaurant, Retail and Sports.
Mr. Jones is a regular author and conference speaker and has presented before numerous organizations including Association of Corporate Counsel, Society of Human Resources Managers, NAFSA – Association of International Educators, National Association of Colleges and Employers, American Immigration Lawyers Association, and various Bar Associations. Mr. Jones also frequently participates in outreach programs educating the bar and public about legal issues through pro bono clinics, interviews, and seminars.
Intern Bridge, Inc.
Intern Bridge is the nation's premier college recruiting consulting and research firm. We survey over 27,000 students annually to capture trends of internship and recruiting experiences. The critical survey data is the basis for our work: helping companies build meaningful entry-level talent programs, and assisting career centers to better serve their student populations.
Our work is accomplished through a variety of methods including national workshop tours, online professional development webinars and conferences, publications, custom research, and consulting. Intern Bridge has sold thousands of college recruiting best practices books. Over 10,000 recruiters, managers, and career center practitioners have taken part in our professional development efforts. We have worked with over 80% of the Fortune 100 organizations, in addition to being represented on almost every college campus in the nation.
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