Mish mish lebanon, Maine — A Colorado firm that owns a strip club in Maine has been sued in federal court in Denver by a former dancer who claims Strip club maine exploits strippers by requiring them to pay fees in Strip club maine to work and violates labor laws by refusing to pay minimum wages and overtime. Mari Newman, the Denver attorney who represents Georgina Santich, a former dancer who worked for nine years at a Stril club, said Monday that she has been contacted by women in Maine about their experiences as dancers at the Portland club.
They could join the lawsuit, according to Newman.
VCG Holding Corp. The lawsuit, filed on Strip club maine 10, is seeking class-action status on behalf of all the dancers. The receptionist at the VCG headquarters in Lakewood, Colorado, said Tuesday morning that she had been instructed to Strip club maine callers that the company has no comment on the pending litigation.
Newman estimated that more than women might be eligible to join the class.
Strip club maine The attorney said she is not aware whether the firm offered shows with male dancers. Those who performed before 3 p. Dancers who worked from 3 to 9 p.
Women who danced after 9 p. In addition to the house fees, dancers were forced to share their tips, the complaint said.
Women were required to give 20 percent of their Miane to disc jockeys and 5 percent of their tips to bouncers at the end of each shift. In addition to class action status, the lawsuit is seeking Strip club maine jury trial to determine what back pay, overtime pay or both may be due dancers and how much money should be refunded for fees charged dancers to work.
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