In New York City Bar Association-
V&A associate Milana Dostanitch asks Justice Sotomayor a question.
"U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor addressed participants in the New Lawyer Institute (NLI) on May 7th. The NLI, which was created on the recommendation of the City Bar’s Task Force on New Lawyers in a Changing Profession, provides law school graduates with practice-oriented training, mentoring and career support to help them get started in their careers."
V&A’s plaintiffs were featured on The Today Show.
"In the wake of a scathing New York Times expose of working conditions in nail salons, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has launched a crackdown to protect salon workers. NBC national correspondent Kate Snow reports."
In New York City Bar Association-
V&A associate Milana Dostanitch pictured alongside Justice Sotomayor.
"U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor (center) addressed participants in the New Lawyer Institute (NLI) on May 7th. The NLI, which was created on the recommendation of the City Bar's Task Force on New Lawyers in a Changing Profession, provides law school graduates with practice-oriented training, mentoring and career support to help them get started in their careers. "
V&A files action against Giorgio Armani Corp. on behalf of unpaid interns
"Giorgio Armani Corp. became the latest big name in fashion and entertainment accused of using interns for free labor in a proposed class action filed in New York state court."
V&A files action against Cirque du Soleil on behalf of service workers
"Cirque du Soleil stiffed its employees when it did not share with its service staff a service charge that it collected from customers for catered events, an employee class action filed Friday in New York Supreme Court alleges."
Viacom Strikes $7.2M Deal To End Intern Wages Suit.
"Viacom Inc. agreed to pay about $7.2 million to resolve a putative class action brought by two former interns who claimed they were unlawfully denied minimum wage, the plaintiffs told a New York federal court Wednesday."
V&A files actions against Simon & Schuster, Tommy Hilfiger, and Fendi on behalf of unpaid interns
"Simon & Schuster Inc., Tommy Hilfiger USA Inc. and Fendi North America Inc. are the latest companies to face proposed class actions in New York state court accusing them of misclassifying their interns as ineligible for minimum wages, according to Friday filings."
Partner LaDonna Lusher comments in Newsweek about V&A’s lawsuit on behalf of Sirius XM’s unpaid interns
"Eddie Talaske was 21 when he landed a programming internship at Sirius XM. A college student from a Michigan town so small it has just one stop light, he’d never spent more than a weekend in New York City."
V&A files action against the Soho Grand and the Tribeca Grand on behalf of service workers
"The Soho Grand and the Tribeca Grand have been hit with a putative class action alleging the New York hotels shortchanged waiters, busboys, bartenders and other employees out of tips by assessing a “service charge” without disclosing the charge wasn’t a gratuity for staff."
V&A files action against Rolling Stone, Lacoste, and The House of Z LLC on behalf of unpaid interns
"Former interns of Rolling Stone, retailer Lacoste and fashion firm The House of Z LLC each kicked off the latest round of wage-and-hour class actions in a New York state court, accusing the companies of unlawfully denying interns a minimum wage."
V&A files action against Burberry Ltd. on behalf of unpaid interns
"Burberry Ltd. is the latest luxury goods peddler to be hit with a class action over wages, with a lawsuit filed in New York on Friday by a former intern who accuses the company of cheating interns out of pay for work that doesn’t provide any academic benefit."
V&A files action against IMG Worldwide LLC on behalf of underpaid interns
"A former intern for sports marketing giant IMG Worldwide LLC on Thursday filed the latest in a series of putative class actions in New York court that accuse companies of not paying their interns minimum wage for work that doesn't qualify as education or training."