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NBCUniversal to settle suit by former interns for $6.4 million
NBCUniversal to settle suit by former interns for $6.4 million

NBCUniversal and a group of former interns have agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit contending the interns should have been paid for their work. The $6.4-million settlement, subject to court approval, would be shared by thousands of interns, including some who worked at "Saturday Night Live." The lawsuit is among several that have roiled the entertainment industry in New York and Los Angeles, where unpaid internships have long been a cost-saver for television networks, movie studios, production companies and music labels — and a foot in the door for Hollywood hopefuls. The settlement would be the largest yet among several cases filed by interns against entertainment...

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