Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Summer Interns, Paid or Unpaid?

By Scott Mirsky, Principal

SUMMARY: Employers must be cautious when evaluating their obligation to pay summer interns. If the employer can satisfy the “primary beneficiary test” then the intern can work without pay. However, if the intern is performing job duties unrelated to the intern’s formal education program and the work performed by the intern displaces other workers, then the intern should be paid as an employee.


Monday, May 13, 2019

Md. Legislative Roundup: Expanded Anti-Discrimination Law and Other Developments Affecting Employers

By: Hayes Edwards, Associate

The General Assembly ended its 2019 legislative session in April, sending several pieces of legislation to the Governor’s desk that will impact Maryland employers. Although Gov. Larry Hogan is thought to be opposed to these bills, the GA appears capable of overriding his veto, as it recently did with the Minimum Wage bill. This new legislation is summarized below, with their likely effective dates.