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Ruling Grants Pre-Licensed MFT Payment for Services
Click here to view a recent ruling by the California Labor Commissioner that agencies who employ post-degree volunteer interns should be aware of when determining whether post-degree interns should be paid. This ruling does not address agencies who use trainees while they are enrolled in a degree program. In addition to this case, we recommend agencies review CAMFT’s past articles addressing compensation of Pre-Licensees:
As with every legal issue that arises, the specific facts surrounding the case are extremely important. CAMFT recognizes that each agency is unique in its organization, funding, and day-to-day operation. For this reason, we recommend any agency using post-degree volunteer associates (or interns) review their specific situation with an attorney whose focus of expertise is labor and employment issues.