Current Investigations & Cases
• Exotic Dancers Sue For Minimum Wages
On April 9, 2015, a former dancer at Orlando's Doll House filed a class action lawsuit against Doll House, Inc. and others for failure to pay minimum wages required under the Florida Constitution. Plaintiff alleges that the night club avoided paying dancers minimum wages by misclassifying them as independent contractors. In addition to not paying wages, the suit alleges that the club illegally required dancers to pay fees to the "house" in order to work and to share their tips with other employees, and retained a portion of their gratuities. Click here to read more.
• Arbitrator Clears Way for Gender Bias Case Against Sterling Jewelers
An arbitrator overseeing a gender discrimination case against Sterling Jewelers, parent of 12 chains in the United States including Kay Jewelers, has certified a class of thousands of women to proceed to trial. Click here to read more.
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