Exotic Dancers Win Initial OK For Wage Action Deal

Law360, Los Angeles (August 1, 2011, 9:06 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Monday gave preliminary approval to a settlement that would reimburse exotic dancers at a club in Los Angeles who claim they were erroneously classified as independent contractors and pressured into giving other employees a cut of their tips.

The preliminary settlement approved by Judge Carol Wright of the Los Angeles Superior Court will likely quash a 2009 suit lodged against Skin Gentlemen’s Lounge, which is also accused of violating California labor laws by failing to provide dancers with meal breaks, overtime pay...
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