NFL Argues Cheerleader Pay Is Exempt From State Labor Laws

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The position, based on decades-old antitrust rulings, is "absurd," says a lawyer for the Oakland Raiders cheerleaders.

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  • Karl Gerber

    Arguing the NFL is exempt from wage and hour laws that come from the labor codes is plain bizarre. Although NFL cheerleaders are highly talented dancers, athletes on their own rights, and potentially actors (who are exempt) they are highly controlled by the franchise and directed in their moves which must be why this case was brought.

    Karl Gerber

    Always covering the weirdest employment cases

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