Four lawsuits currently winding their way through federal court in the Eastern District of Arkansas seek to change the way exotic dancers are paid, with attorneys gehtlemens the plaintiffs pointing out that in most cases dancers are paid no hourly wage, work only for tips and visions gentlemens club in maumelle ar have to pay the clubs to dance.
Attorneys requested that the cases be given broader class-action status last July, free porno father daughter that motion is still pending before the courts.
The lawsuits seek damages in the form of back pay at the minimum wage for the hours and overtime the women worked.
Milligan mature women Bayville city her firm became interested in the issue after a woman who sought representation in a domestic case told attorneys about pay and working conditions at the club where she worked. Club 70 filed for bankruptcy maumel,e November and the phone number listed for the business is disconnected.
In some cases, she said, majmelle are required to pay the house fee twice in one day if they work two shifts.
Dancers are also responsible for tipping the DJ who plays music during their dances.
Milligan said similar issues were once common all over the country. She said the first lawsuits concerning how exotic dancers are paid started in Alaska in gdntlemens s, and have since spread to other states.
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