New York City Human Rights Law

Mayor Bill de Blasio was surrounded by elected officials and advocates for interns as he signed a bill protecting interns April 15, 2014, at City Hall. (credit: Ed Reed for the Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio)

De Blasio Signs Law Protecting Interns From Discrimination, Sexual Harassment

The law, passed by the City Council late last month, clarifies that the protections of the city’s Human Rights Law cover interns as well as employees.

04/15/2014

Gavel (Credit: Clipart)

Reports: Judge Rules Unpaid Interns Can’t File Sex Harassment Suits

A federal judge has ruled that unpaid interns do not have the legal standing to bring sexual harassment claims against their employers, according to published reports.

10/09/2013