Texas Stripper Bucks 'Contractor' Label, Sues For Wages, OT

Law360, Dallas (September 5, 2012, 9:28 PM EDT) -- A former Dallas exotic dancer filed a putative collective action in federal court Wednesday, alleging she and others who worked for the Baby Dolls group of clubs were improperly denied minimum wages and overtime pay in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Esther Sue Eliazo alleges Baby Dolls clubs in Dallas, Fort Worth and Arlington misclassified dancers as independent contractors in order to avoid paying them according to federal standards, didn’t pay overtime when dancers worked more than 40 hours a week, and paid them...
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