Exotic Dancers Score Class Cert. In FLSA Action

Law360, Los Angeles (November 29, 2011, 9:20 PM EST) -- A Connecticut federal judge last week conditionally certified a class of exotic dancers who say they were improperly classified as independent contractors in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act, ruling the defendants' argument that some had signed arbitration agreements was immaterial.

U.S. District Judge Mark R. Kravitz ruled Nov. 23 that all exotic dancers who worked at the Groton, Conn., topless bar and strip club Gold Club Groton in the last three years should be sent notice of the suit and the chance to opt...
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