To paraphrase the great Mel Brooks...
Judge: "Interns are not slaves! They're human beings!"
Fox Searchlight: "They are? Have you ever seen them serve coffee, wash my car, or pick up my laundry for my wife? For free!?"
JUDGE RULES THAT MOVIE STUDIO SHOULD HAVE BEEN PAYING INTERNS
PUBLISHED: JUNE 11, 2013
"A Federal District Court judge in Manhattan ruled on Tuesday that Fox Searchlight Pictures had violated federal and New York minimum wage laws by not paying production interns, a case that could upend the long-held practice of the film industry and other businesses that rely heavily on unpaid internships..."
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