Oakland Raiders Facing Another Lawsuit From Cheerleaders

June 5, 2014

Two Oakland Raiders cheerleaders have sued the team and the NFL claiming they were subjected to poor working conditions while being paid less than minimum wage.

The complaint was filed Tuesday in Alameda Superior Court by Raiderettes identified as Caitlin Y. and Jenny C. on behalf of hundreds of fellow cheerleaders.

RaiderettesThey claim they were forced to change into uniform in public places, were groped by inebriated men and could be benched from games without pay if they did not meet certain weight and fitness requirements.

The team declined to comment.

The Raiders were also sued earlier this year by current and former cheerleaders claiming wage theft and other unfair employment practices.

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  • June 6, 2014 at 2:36 pm
    Cheetoh Mulligan says:
    Sounds to me like the cheerleaders are tougher than their football team!
  • June 6, 2014 at 1:32 pm
    Mark Bartlett says:
    Hope The Raiders have Employment Liability Insurance.
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