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To answer your question directly, yes, it is perfectly legal to accept an employee and not pay them. Typically, this is done through an internship.
the issue is, these people are not in school
so I can't give them credit. Aren't internships just for students?
That's OK. Typically an internship is through a school, but that is not required. People frequently work internships just for experience.
Of course, if you aren't paying someone, you don't have as much control over them, but there isn't anything illegal about it.
I see. So I should probably have them sign an agreement outlining the agreement to work without pay. Do you recomend a site where I can get an agreement like this free?
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You can try this:
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I think you have answered all of my questions
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