Jan. 4 – EvidenceProf Blog
Professor Colin Miller authored blog
In Tompson, the plaintiff on behalf of herself and all others similarly situated brought an action against several defendants, including The House, a nightclub and bar featuring nude exotic dancers. According to the complaint,
During her term of employment, Plaintiff was paid approximately $40 in cash per night for the nights that she danced. Plaintiff regularly worked ten (10) hour dance shifts per night, four (4) nights per week. While in Defendants employ, Plaintiff’s regular rate of pay was approximately $4.00 per hour ($40 per day / 10hrs/night).
The plaintiff’s complaint alleged, inter alia, that the defendants took unexplained deductions from her wages and that her rate of pay violated the minimum wage level set by the Fair Labor Standards Act.