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Maurice Pianko, Esq.
Intern Justice  was conceptualized by New York attorney, Maurice Pianko,  founder of Pianko Law Group PLLC. A graduate of Fordham Law School, Maurice is a leader in litigation, focusing most of his practice on FLSA unpaid intern, and unpaid worker cases. Pianko Law Group PLLC has filed, and successfully settled  the largest number of unpaid intern lawsuits, nationwide. Maurice is a legal scholar in the area of unpaid internships, and the author of a law review article: Dealing with the Problem of Unpaid Interns and Nonprofit/Profit-Neutral Newsmagazines: A Legal Argument that Balances the Rights of America’s Hardworking Interns with the Needs of America’s Hardworking News Gatherers recently published in the Rutgers Law Record.  He can be reached at info at internjustice dot com.

 

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https://medium.com/@MattBors/unpaid-intern-files-class-action-lawsuit-against-the-l-a-clippers-154470e32351 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/28/white-house-interns_n_5227892.html

 http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-02-06/college-athletes-should-drop-unionization-and-declare-themselves-interns

http://getinmedia.com/articles/film-tv-careers/know-your-internship-rights

http://www.cuny.tv/bio/maurice_pianko,_esq

http://www.wor710.com/media/podcast-john-gambling-johngambling/john-gambling-maurice-pianko-12213-24036831/

http://www.thefashionlaw.com/?p=18533

http://abcnews.go.com/Business/work-hard-employers-interns/story?id=20760559

http://internjustice.com/aboutuspress/flyer-for-the-internship-talk-at-nyu/

https://medium.com/the-nib/6050f2c25497

http://www.newschoolfreepress.com/2013/09/23/planet-of-the-interns/

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/10-things-interns-wont-tell-you-2013-08-30?pagenumber=6

http://blogs.wsj.com/atwork/2013/08/15/after-internship-posting-critics-say-lean-in-should-pay-up/

http://www.onthemedia.org/2013/aug/02/world-unpaid-internships/

http://tinyurl.com/l72k4zx

http://www.theeagleonline.com/article/2013/09/unpaid-internships-worth-it

https://www.thewrap.com/tv/article/intern-lawsuit-against-nicktoons-alien-dawn-producers-settled-110731

http://www.salon.com/2013/08/09/sexual_harrasment_laws_dont_protect_unpaid_interns_partner/singleton/

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/08/02/officials-skeptical-unpaid-intern-lawsuits-will-affect-higher-education

http://www.ibtimes.com/are-all-unpaid-internships-illegal-labor-lawyers-explain-how-businesses-can-avoid-lawsuits-1352583

http://loans.org/student/news/unpaid-internships-burden-borrowers-92932

http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/07/03/future-of-unpaid-internships-remains-unknown/2485411/

http://www.scpr.org/programs/airtalk/2013/06/19/32337/interns-fight-back-against-working-for-free/

http://www.americanlawyer.com/digestTAL.jsp?id=1202607028814

http://nymag.com/thecut/2013/07/intern-who-sued-norma-kamali-got-a-settlement.html

http://online.wsj.com/article/AP64b2d0c48d614c539f30e3a36efefd47.html

http://bcgavel.com/2013/08/12/unpaid-interns-denied-civil-rights/

http://www.citytowninfo.com/career-and-education-news/articles/legal-ruling-against-unpaid-internships-will-not-have-clear-cut-results-experts-say-13080502

http://blog.hr360.com/hr-blog/bid/150991/Are-Unpaid-Internships-Worth-the-Hassle

http://variety.com/2013/biz/biz/alien-dawn-intern-files-class-action-suit-against-producers-over-unpaid-work-1200502786/

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/07/01/entertainment-us-interns-lawsuit-charlie-idUSBRE9601E820130701

http://abcnews.go.com/Business/unpaid-interns-class-judge-rules/story?id=19172001#.UZWHcbUm2No

http://law.wustl.edu/centeris/documents/UnpaidInternsPanelDiscussionFlyer.pdf

http://www.epi.org/blog/employers-pay-interns-labor-department-bust/

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-05-13/as-summer-job-season-starts-unpaid-interns-suffer-setback-in-court

http://www.salon.com/2013/06/18/former_unpaid_intern_sues_atlantic_records_partner/

http://internjustice.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Q-and-A-with-Intern-Justice-redeyechicago.pdf

http://getwakefield.com/2013/06/19/the-unpaid-intern-looks-to-be-a-thing-of-the-past/

http://www.ipsnews.net/2013/06/legal-pressure-increases-on-unpaid-internships-in-u-s/

http://blogs.phillymag.com/the_philly_post/2013/06/14/unpaid-internship-black-swan-fox-searchlight-lawsuit/

http://www.workforce.com/article/20130614/NEWS01/130619990/federal-court-says-black-swan-interns-should-have-been-paid

http://www.lexisnexis.com/community/labor-employment-law/blogs/labor-employment-commentary/archive/2013/06/11/unpaid-internships-may-be-more-costly-than-you-may-think.aspx

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/insight/2013/06/09/1-working-for-nothing.html

http://www.sonicscoop.com/2013/06/20/unpaid-intern-lawsuits-what-every-studio-owner-should-know/

http://www.chicago-bureau.org/?p=3588

http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=48707a7d-c732-4786-8f99-051068f1c172

http://www.dukechronicle.com/articles/2013/06/06/stepping-rungs-opportunity

http://www.ibtimes.com/norma-kamali-famed-farrah-fawcett-fashion-designer-sued-former-apprentice-unpaid-intern-litigation

http://www.metro.us/newyork/news/local/2013/06/02/fighting-back-against-unpaid-internships/

http://thebillfold.com/2013/05/unpaid-intern-files-lawsuit/

http://www.breakthruradio.com/#/post/?dj=johnandmolly&post=3363&blog=92&autoplay=1

http://www.ibtimes.com/all-work-no-pay-seeking-justice-unpaid-interns-one-lawsuit-time-1052242

http://dailyfreepress.com/2013/05/02/unpaid-internships-contribute-to-wealth-gap-experts-say/

http://www.abajournal.com/magazine/article/more_unpaid_interns_say_they_want_to_be_compensated/

http://www.ibtimes.com/law-office-or-intern-mill-class-action-suit-against-nyc-law-firm-expands-ongoing-unpaid-internship

http://www.truthdig.com/podcast/item/how_we_talk_about_north_korea_20130405/ (at 10:12 mark)