Houston Strip Club Hit With Race Bias Action

Law360, San Diego (June 30, 2011, 4:20 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lodged a proposed class action Thursday in Texas alleging Houston strip club Michael’s International prevented black waitresses from working their shifts whenever its vice president visited the club and fired them after they complained.

The agency’s suit claims that Michael’s International and Burch Management Co. Inc. subjected Dhielya Rogers and other employees to discrimination, disparate terms and conditions of employment and discharge because they were black, in violation of the Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964....
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