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Are Your Winery Interns "Employees" That Need to be Paid?

Recently, the California Department of Industrial Relations Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) issued an opinion letter concerning educational internship programs.  Specifically, the letter addressed whether California law would require employers to treat interns of a particular educational program as employees. The DLSE noted that there is no California statute or regulation which exempts trainees […]