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Blitz on unpaid internships shows need for stronger rules, pro-active enforcement, say critics | Toronto Star

Blitz on unpaid internships shows need for stronger rules, pro-active enforcement, say critics | Toronto Star | Unpaid Internships | Scoop.it
An inspection blitz’s findings suggest that nearly half of employers with interns break the law. Critics say it’s time for a new law.
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The dangers of offering unpaid internships at your startup

The dangers of offering unpaid internships at your startup | Unpaid Internships | Scoop.it
Nathan Parcells is co-founder and CMO of InternMatch, an online platform connecting the best intern candidates and employers. Connect with Nathan and InternMatch on Facebook, LinkedIn, ...
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Unpaid interns face thin safety protections

Unpaid interns face thin safety protections | Unpaid Internships | Scoop.it
Ontario’s labour ministry has been warned that holes in provincial labour law leave young workers particularly vulnerable, Torstar News Service has learned. Unpaid interns aren’t protected by health and safety laws.
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How Northwestern Shuttles Journalism Students into Unpaid Internships

How Northwestern Shuttles Journalism Students into Unpaid Internships | Unpaid Internships | Scoop.it
Northwestern University’s journalism school boasts of its prowess in preparing students for prestigious careers—but it also serves as a pipeline for unpaid internships.
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Unpaid internships still a sensitive issue thanks to hypocrisy, lack of legislation

Unpaid internships still a sensitive issue thanks to hypocrisy, lack of legislation | Unpaid Internships | Scoop.it
When Vancouver's Fairmont Waterfront Hotel posted an ad for unpaid interns to work busing tables in its dining room ("As a Busperson, you will take pride in the integral role you play in supporting your Food and Beverage Colleagues...") it quickly...
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MUN student union fights against unpaid internships

MUN student union fights against unpaid internships | Unpaid Internships | Scoop.it
Memorial University's students' union has started a campaign to fight back against unpaid student internships.
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Why I sued Hollywood on behalf of unpaid interns everywhere

Why I sued Hollywood on behalf of unpaid interns everywhere | Unpaid Internships | Scoop.it
When Fox Searchlight Pictures‘s $300 million-plus grossing "Black Swan" sought to control its production budget, in part by staffing with unpaid intern labor, it was contributing to the normalization of a practice that has no defensible basis in...
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Milkround bans advertising of unpaid internships | theHRDIRECTOR - The only magazine dedicated to HR Directors

Milkround bans advertising of unpaid internships | theHRDIRECTOR - The only magazine dedicated to HR Directors | Unpaid Internships | Scoop.it
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Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance | Students Call on Province to Address Unpaid Internships, High Youth Unemployment

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Unpaid intern hell: overtime, tuition fees - Canada - CBC News

Unpaid intern hell: overtime, tuition fees - Canada - CBC News | Unpaid Internships | Scoop.it
Overtime demands and steep tuition costs are placing a burden on many of Canada's unpaid student interns, who have little recourse to fix their predicament in an educational system that gives employers and schools most of the power.
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ProPublica Hires an Intern to Investigate Unpaid Internships Through Kickstarter

ProPublica Hires an Intern to Investigate Unpaid Internships Through Kickstarter | Unpaid Internships | Scoop.it
Early this summer the non-profit media outlet ProPublica created a Kickstarter campaign to fund the hiring of an...
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Notes from the Unpaid Intern Underground

Notes from the Unpaid Intern Underground | Unpaid Internships | Scoop.it
The current and former interns who straggled into Brad's, an all-purpose "beers and burgers and booze and bites" joint in Greenwich Village, for an Intern Happy Hour had begun comparing notes on how grim the landscape of unpaid labor has become. ...
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Brendan O’Neill is wrong on unpaid internships - Spectator Blogs

Brendan O’Neill is wrong on unpaid internships - Spectator Blogs | Unpaid Internships | Scoop.it
For this week’s edition of The Spectator, Spiked Magazine Editor Brendan O’Neill has put forward a passionate defence of unpaid internships. And he has a long list of insults for…
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How Washington Abandoned America's Unpaid Interns

How Washington Abandoned America's Unpaid Interns | Unpaid Internships | Scoop.it
A legal labyrinth has trapped millions of young Americans who work every year without pay, because they are called "interns" rather than "employees."
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Young, unpaid workers face thin protections under Ontario law | Toronto Star

Young, unpaid workers face thin protections under Ontario law | Toronto Star | Unpaid Internships | Scoop.it
Interns aren’t covered by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, according to ministry documents. Minister Yasir Naqvi says the policy is under review.
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Unpaid interns: Toronto college students clean tubs for nothing | Toronto Star

Unpaid interns: Toronto college students clean tubs for nothing | Toronto Star | Unpaid Internships | Scoop.it
Toronto students enrolled in hospitality programs must complete an unpaid internship. Not everyone is happy with their experience.
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University looks to double funding pool for unpaid interns - The GW Hatchet

University looks to double funding pool for unpaid interns - The GW Hatchet | Unpaid Internships | Scoop.it
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HR Magazine - 'Exploited' interns not receiving minimum wage, study finds

HR Magazine - 'Exploited' interns not receiving minimum wage, study finds | Unpaid Internships | Scoop.it
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Kotarski: Interns need labour protection

Kotarski: Interns need labour protection | Unpaid Internships | Scoop.it
It is extremely sad that it takes the death of a 22-yearold Alberta practicum student to put something like unpaid internships back on the national agenda, but that's what happened last week, when the family of Andy Ferguson convinced their MP,...
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Internships: Education or Exploitation

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News reports were scathing about Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In community project posting a note on Facebook for an unpaid intern in August 2013."She made over $100 million last week and is
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Intern's death after overnight shift sparks outcry

Intern's death after overnight shift sparks outcry | Unpaid Internships | Scoop.it
The sudden death of a 22-year-old Alberta practicum student, who crashed driving home, after being made to work long hours, has his loved ones pushing for laws to protect unpaid interns from exploitation.
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Ad for unpaid busboy internship slammed

Ad for unpaid busboy internship slammed | Unpaid Internships | Scoop.it
The BC Federation of Labour says schools need to take
a more responsible role when it comes to ensuring
their students aren’t taken advantage of via unpaid
internships.
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Unpaid intern replaces Ont. MPP’s staff job, says ex-worker - Toronto - CBC News

Unpaid intern replaces Ont. MPP’s staff job, says ex-worker - Toronto - CBC News | Unpaid Internships | Scoop.it
A former office employee for an Ontario member of the provincial parliament says that her job was replaced with an unpaid internship and is filing a complaint with the Ministry of Labour.
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Unpaid internships under fire

Unpaid interns are suing big companies that don't provide the valuable educational and work experiences they promised.
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Students fight back against illegal unpaid internships

Students fight back against illegal unpaid internships | Unpaid Internships | Scoop.it
Would you ever work up to 40 hours a week for free? That's what many college students do. It's called the unpaid internship.
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