Exotic Dancers Sue W.Va Club Over Tips, Wages

Law360, New York (January 10, 2012, 7:11 PM EST) -- A former exotic dancer has exposed allegedly unfair business practices at a club in West Virginia, claiming in a proposed class action filed Monday that the club violated federal and state laws by not paying wages, taking a cut of dancers' tips, and penalizing dancers for being late or missing work.

The lawsuit is the second in two months filed in West Virginia by exotic dancers claiming to work in unfair conditions, and the latest in a string of wage actions brought by dancers around the...
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Case Information

Case Title

Blake v. Taboo Gentlemen's Club, LLC et al

Case Number



West Virginia Northern

Nature of Suit

710(Labor: Fair Standards)


District Judge Gina M. Groh

Date Filed

January 8, 2012

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