Joseph Harris Discusses Recent Legal Developments Affecting Unpaid Internships, Paid Sick Leave, and the Use of Independent Contractors at the Columbia University Community Business Program.
Joseph Harris explains key features of the New York City Paid Sick Leave Law, factors to consider before engaging “independent contractors” or “freelancers,” and recent legal developments relating to unpaid interns at the Columbia University Community Business Program (CCBP). CCBP is an executive education program designed to support the growth and development of businesses in upper Manhattan. The program offers participants access to Columbia University’s resources for technical assistance, entrepreneurial education, and professionally-facilitated peer learning. CCBP is offered in partnership with the New York and New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council.