W.Va. Strippers Sue Club Over Tips, Dance Fees

Law360, New York (November 1, 2011, 8:49 PM EDT) -- A group of exotic dancers on Tuesday brought a class action against the West Virginia strip club Diva’s LLC, accusing the owners of violating state and federal labor laws by failing to pay them minimum wage and misappropriating their tips.

Leann J. Nesselrodte brought the suit on behalf of herself and all others similarly situated, claiming the club had violated the Fair Labor Standards Act and the West Virginia Wage Payment and Collection Act by imposing shift penalties and kickbacks for certain workplace duties performed by...
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Case Information

Case Title

Nesselrodte v. Divas, LLC

Case Number



West Virginia Northern

Nature of Suit

710(Labor: Fair Standards)


District Judge Gina M. Groh

Date Filed

October 31, 2011

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