Phone-Sex Worker Hits Employer With OT, Wage Claims

Law360, New York (June 28, 2017, 10:30 PM EDT) -- A phone-sex worker filed a collective action against her employer Tele Pay USA in California federal court Tuesday, claiming the company has violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by paying her less than minimum wage, no overtime and shorting her for “off-the-clock” work.

At best, the suit claims, women who talk for Tele Pay, like lead plaintiff Anne Cannon, make $6 per hour. If their average call times drop below six minutes, their hourly rate drops to $4.20 per hour, the suit claims. Meanwhile, the suit claims, Tele Pay is making $5 per minute.

“Plaintiff’s average hourly rate is below $6.00,”...

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