Nichols Kaster, PLLP lawyers speak to extraordinary artists in two cases that were prepared for trial and as of late settled.
The main case incorporates male colorful artists who worked for an Atlanta club called Swinging Richards, which cooks basically to gay customers. The night prior to the January seventeenth trial was set to start, Swinging Richards consented to pay $1.36 million to 37 artists.
The second case includes female fascinating artists who worked at Enchantment City, a club known for facilitating rappers and different VIPs and every now and again referenced in tunes and music recordings. Days before the trial was booked to start, Enchantment City consented to settle with 28 artists.
Both cases included unlawful installment plans where the clubs did not pay its artists anything to work. Rather, the clubs obliged artists to pay to work by charging them daily house expenses, fines, and by obliging them to tip the clubs’ different laborers. Artists depended exclusively on the clubs’ clients for their profit as tips.
In both cases, the courts found that the artists ought to have been delegated workers as opposed to self employed entities. Thus, the artists were qualified for the lowest pay permitted by law insurances of the Reasonable Work Norms Act and repayment for all house charges, fines and the cash performers were required to tip different representatives.
Michele Fisher, one of the lawyers speaking to the artists, expressed, “organizations have wage and hour obligations to their workers. The strip club industry, with its illicit pay to work plan, is no exemption. We are satisfied with these triumphs for our customers.”
The lawyers speaking to the artists are Paul Lukas, Michele Fisher, Rebekah Bailey, Robert Schug, and Jason Friedman of Nichols Kaster, PLLP. The cases are entitled Henderson et al v. 1400 Northside Drive, Inc. d/b/a Swinging Richards, and C.B. Jones, Civ. Activity. 1:13-cv-3767, and Vaughan et al v. Heaven Enter. Bunch, Inc. d/b/an Enchantment City, Civ. Activity 1:14-cv-000914.
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