Rick's Cabaret Strippers Won the Right to Minimum Wage, But Some Dancers Think It'll Only Make Things Worse

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The hottest trend in the nation's strip clubs is the dancers suing the pants off their employers. Latest case in point: Rick's Cabaret, conveniently located right near beautiful scenic Penn Station, and the site of a three-year-long stripper vs. management wage and hour lawsuit. On Tuesday, a federal judge sided with the strippers, ruling that they are employees of the club and deserve to be paid a minimum hourly wage . But will the lawsuit actually make working conditions at the club any more fair? On Stripper Web, a private forum for dancers, the reaction to the Rick's ruling was highly skeptical. Working strippers have seen these lawsuits before, and they've learned to be wary.

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