Cincinnati Bengals Hit With Cheerleader Wage-Hour Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (February 13, 2014, 8:47 PM EST) -- The Cincinnati Bengals organization was hit Tuesday with a putative class action in Ohio federal court alleging it denies its cheerleaders minimum wage, less than a month after current and former members of the Oakland Raiders' cheer squad filed suit over similar allegations.

Lead plaintiff Alexa Brenneman claims she spent nearly 300 hours working for the Bengals last season as a member of the "Ben-Gals" cheer squad but was paid a total of just $855 — equal to $2.85 per hour, or $5 under Ohio's minimum...
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