Dawn Harmon’s MaineBiz article discusses new USDOL framework for determining if an intern needs to be paid

Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Labor adopted a new “primary beneficiary” test for determining whether an intern or student qualifies as an employee, and thus, needs to be paid. In her article, How to: Comply with Department of Labor’s 7 Rules for Internships, Dawn examines the current factors employers should use to determine an intern’s status and offers guidance to employers in designing a compliant internship program.