Stripper FLSA Action Survives Consent Form Challenge

Law360, New York (April 10, 2012, 2:00 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in Connecticut allowed a minimum wage suit brought on behalf of exotic dancers to move forward on Monday, rejecting the argument that the collective action was time-barred because the plaintiff, a former Gold Club Groton dancer, failed to file a required consent form.

Since plaintiff Ramona Cruz, who stopped working at the Gold Club in December 2008, never filed the requisite consent form to launch a Fair Labor Standards Act collective action, she never suspended the running of the statute of limitations, the...
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