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NBCUniversal agrees to pay millions to settle interns’ lawsuit

NBCUniversal has decided to settle rather than fight a lawsuit by unpaid interns. The settlement for $6.4 million was reached between the entertainment giant and the attorneys for lead plaintiff, Monet Eliastam, a 2012 Saturday Night Live intern, according to an exclusive report on The Hollywood Reporter website. U.S. District Judge Ronald Ellis will now need to sign off on the deal before it becomes final. The lawsuit was filed in July of 2013 and claims NBCUniversal “misclassified its workers as unpaid interns and thus denied them... Read More →

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