Dancers Claim Club Stripped Them Of Wages

Law360, New York (June 4, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A group of female entertainers has filed a putative class action against Minnesota's King of Diamonds strip club, accusing it of violating wage-and-hour laws by misclassifying the women as independent contractors and requiring them to pay nightly house fees in order to work.

The lawsuit, filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, alleges that entertainers at the Inver Grove Heights, Minn.-based outfit received tips from customers but were not paid wages by the club, which also failed to pay other club...
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