4 Ways To Block A Stripper Shakedown For Club Clients

Law360, New York (December 16, 2013, 3:24 PM EST) -- A rising tide of independent contractor misclassification suits has been hitting strip clubs across the country, experts say. And while these cases are tough to win, there are four steps experienced attorneys recommend taking to help protect club owners.

During the past few years, strippers have been hitting clubs with increasing numbers of proposed class actions claiming they are improperly classifying the dancers as independent contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act. And courts are more often than not siding with the dancers, attorneys say.

“There are a lot of orders coming out of district courts that pretty consistently find that dancers...

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