Edurne Irizarry

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Have You Had to Turn Down an Internship Because You Needed to Get Paid? — ProPublica

Last month, we launched our investigation into the booming intern economy. We’re looking into companies that violate labor laws by staffing unpaid …

Unpaid Interns Win Major Ruling in 'Black Swan' Case — Now What? — ProPublica

Yesterday, a federal judge issued the first major ruling on the illegality of unpaid internships in recent years, challenging a rise in corporate …

Black Swans

When Is It OK to Not Pay an Intern? — ProPublica

<b>June 20:</b> This post has been clarified.<p>This week, a federal judge ruled that Fox Searchlight violated minimum wage laws for not paying two production …

Employment

Timeline: America’s Long Civil Rights March

Ever since the War of the States, Congress and the Supreme Court have clashed over the question of civil rights. When considering the recent rulings …

Rights & Freedoms

The Expendables

<i>Updated July 1 with new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.</i><p>It’s 4:18 a.m. and the strip mall is deserted. But tucked in back, next to a …

Top Questions from our Q&A on the Affirmative Action Decision — ProPublica

On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled a U.S. Court of Appeals didn't properly apply strict scrutiny of the University of Texas's affirmative action …

Rights & Freedoms

Class Action

Affirmative action occupies a telling place in a nation painfully aware of its racial inequities yet painfully divided over how to solve them.<p>Great …