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Former NFL Cheerleader Speaks Out About Buffalo Jills Lawsuit

 
Posted April 25th, 2014 @ 7:07pm
We talked with Heather, a former NFL cheerleader with the Indianapolis Colts, about the latest cheer squad to sue over low pay and excessive physical, mental scrutiny.  Here's the story and you can listen below to what Heather said about the suit from her perspective.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Posted Wednesday, April 23rd 2014 @ 12pm  by Matt Cantor, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – Five former cheerleaders are taking the Buffalo Bills to court, saying they were paid less than minimum wage and subjected to disturbing physical scrutiny. The Bills "exploited the women by failing to pay them in accordance with New York State minimum wage laws," the lawsuit, which also targets the squad's current and former management companies, alleges. One member reportedly made just $150 over the course of a season, Deadspin notes. 

Oakland Raiders and Cincinnati Bengals cheerleaders have recently filed similar lawsuits, USA Today points out.  Read the full story on Newser.com

Read more: http://www.wspd.com/articles/sports-top-stories-104670/excheerleaders-sue-bills-over-pay-hygiene-12281717/#ixzz2zwUhNvFi 

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