|Question||In the United States, it’s legal to work for free: We call this an “unpaid internship.”
a. Why will college students take these zero-wage jobs when they could get a minimum wage job instead?
b. Which idea in this chapter does this sound like?
c. Just for thought: Why do you think federal law allows people to work for free, but not for $1 per hour? Is it just an oversight on the part of government, or do you think there’s some grand design at work?