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EEOC Wins $3.3M Verdict Against Strip Club In Race Bias Suit

Law360 (May 16, 2019, 9:02 PM EDT) -- A Mississippi federal jury has sided with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and found that a strip club in the state had discriminated against five black dancers, awarding more than $3.3 million in damages.

After a seven-day trial, the Jackson jury on Tuesday returned with a verdict in favor of the EEOC and the five dancers, who had alleged local club Danny’s Downtown Cabaret limited the number of shifts black dancers could work, forced them to endure racial epithets and required them to work at a related club, Black Diamonds, that had worse pay and worse working conditions.

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Mississippi Southern

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September 30, 2016

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