Is it time to ban long unpaid internships?
Not only are they leaving their degrees with an extortionate amount of debt, but they also have to deal with Brexit, salaries that are not growing at the rate of inflation and stereotypical attitudes.
Young people are still faced with the same issues that have plagued their job search for decades. They are unable to get a job because they have no experience; or unable to get experience because they can’t afford to work for free.
David Leyshon Managing Director of CBSbutler feels that a ban on long-term unpaid internships would be “positive news if enforced as new legislation. Interns have been exploited for too long and it is encumbering. Employers should pay at the very least a minimum wage on day one” ”
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