Exigimos Justicia: Wage & Hour Class Action Filed Against Hostess Club

Former employees of Club 907 held a recent press conference to discuss the class action lawsuit they filed against the club's operator, Goliath Inc.  Club 907 is a hostess club in downtown Los Angeles offering patrons the chance to choose a girl to dance and sit with them for a fee.  Hostess clubs do not feature nudity. 

The suit alleges operators Michelle Hutchinson and Dennis Bowers committed systematic abuse, including sexual harassment, wage theft and substandard working conditions.  The lawsuit alleges that the women working inside the club were paid far less than minimum wage, required to earn a minimum quota per-week and to make up any under-quota amount out of their own pocket before getting paid for future weeks.  

Workers held signs at the press conference stating, “Pay What You Owe,” and “Exigimos Justicia.” 

Monica Guizar of Weinberg, Roger and Rosenfeld and Bert Voorhees and Rebecca Peterson-Fisher of Traber & Voorhees represent the more than 80 former club employees participating in the suit thus far.

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