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Friday, April 1, 2016

Church not paying intern.


Does this conflict the working laws in Kansas?

Asked 6 days ago - Wichita, KS
Practice area: Employment
I was notified that I'll become a paid intern at my church for graphic design. I have been waiting 5 months for more information about this internship and hopefully signing a contract. As I have been patiently waiting, the church has hired a graphic designer that would be supervisor for the interns. He has asked me to designed a couple of logos and help with media needs regarding the church, and so I got the job done. I have still not received any internship contract nor am I receiving credit for my designs. I'm a photographer and they're asking to shoot staff photos for the church's website. Am I allowed to charge them for that?

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  1. Answered Places of employment are required to pay you for you work and there are now special laws even for interns. Though it is a church, you are not donating your work to them, you are supposed to be working for them. Interns are to be paid a certain amount and you have not received anything nor a contract, I would send them a bill.