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Court Denies Penthouse Club Philadelphias Motion For Summary Judgment

By Carlson Lynch On June 30, 2014

On June 30, 2014, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued an opinion and order denying defendant Penthouse Club’s motion for summary judgment, ruling as a matter of law the plaintiff exotic dancer and similarly situated class members were employees, not independent contractors. The court had previously authorized the dissemination of notice in connection with plaintiff’s collective action claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act.