Ivanka Trump Doesn’t Pay Her Interns, Internet Collectively Facepalms
Ivanka Trump, businesswoman and daughter of presidential candidate Donald Trump, is back in the spotlight after an article surfaced earlier this week. It’s written by an unpaid intern of the heiress, who claims to be a champion of working women.
The article proposes a number of options for supporting yourself while working for free, including saving up during the school year, taking on another part-time job, and ‘socializing cheaply’. Not only are unpaid internships illegal in NYC (unless it’s for college credit), where Ms. Trump’s headquarters are located, but there are a host of strict regulations you must abide by to employ an unpaid worker.
This isn’t the first time Ivanka has come up in the news for her questionable business practices. Italian shoemaker Aquazzura claims Ms. Trump has stolen a design and produced “cheaper knock-off versions”.
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