Posts tagged ‘voluntary organisations’


free archaeology: ensuring that your workers don’t get minimum wage – not-necessarily-illegal unpaid voluntary work

Intern Aware judge that ‘many internships in the charity sector do not abide by the specifications that state volunteers should be free to choose their working hours and tasks and [should] not report to a boss and receive training like workers’ (and No Pay? No Way! agree). No Pay? No Way! believe that ‘charities use a loophole in the law that enables them to avoid paying interns through calling them “voluntary workers”‘; but I’m not even sure that the loophole exists.

[Now cross-posted on (un)free archaeology.]

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