Dancers Win Class Cert. In FLSA Suit Against Strip Club

Law360, New York (August 14, 2013, 3:08 PM EDT) -- A Georgia federal judge on Wednesday granted certification to a class of exotic dancers in a suit accusing a strip club of misclassifying and failing to pay its entertainers, ruling that the dancers who filed the suit had shown they and their co-workers all faced the same alleged wage and hour violations.

U.S. District Judge Thomas Thrash Jr. said the evidence provided by the named plaintiffs that The Great American Dream Inc., which operates under the name Pin Ups Nightclub, improperly categorized its strippers as independent...
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