Rick's International claims that dancers are independent contractors, but a federal judge disagrees.

Judge Says Strippers Are Employees, Merit Minimum Wage

Are dancers at a strip club independent contractors or employees? That’s the question involved in a lawsuit against a popular Manhattan club and in at least one other pending lawsuit against a club in Colorado. [More]

Judge Requires Strip Club Patrons To Tuck In Shirts, Dancers To Cover Rear-Ends

Judge Requires Strip Club Patrons To Tuck In Shirts, Dancers To Cover Rear-Ends

A Houston-area strip club is set to face trial in December on allegations that all sorts of illicit activities — prostitution, drugs, illegal weapons — were being trafficked within its walls. Yesterday, the judge in the case ruled that the club can remain open, but on some rather strict conditions. [More]

Man Sues Strip Club Over Mysterious $50,000 Credit Card Bill

Man Sues Strip Club Over Mysterious $50,000 Credit Card Bill

Strip clubs can be an alternate dimension where money vanishes at a faster rate than it does in the outside world. Or so we’ve been told… Ahem… Regardless, a man in Florida says there is no way he spent $50,000 on lap dances and warm cans of beer, and he’s willing to go to court to prove it. [More]

Houston Passes $5/Person Strip Club Fee

Houston Passes $5/Person Strip Club Fee

Life is about to get slightly more expensive for strip club patrons in Houston. The city council in the Texas town have voted 14-1 to pass a $5-per-customer fee on strip clubs. [More]