Ex-cheerleader sues NFL over low wages
A former San Francisco 49ers cheerleader filed a federal lawsuit alleging NFL executives and team owners conspired to suppress wages for cheerleaders.
The lawsuit filed Tuesday by the woman identified only as "Jane Doe" names the league and each football team and seeks class-action status for all NFL cheerleaders, described in court papers as "female athletes."
The NFL and its owners conspired "with the purpose of reducing market competition among female athletes and thus ensuring female athlete earnings remained far below fair market value," the suit alleges.
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Last week, a suit involving the Jets Flight Crew was settled but in Buffalo, the Jills' status is still up in the air with a lawsuit filed against the Bills, the NFL, Citadel Radio, and Stejon Productions. Even after that complicated suit is settled, there may still be more hurdles depending on what kind of contractual agreements are in place with Stejon Productions. When the suits are settled, the Bills will want control of the Jills handled in-house to ensure that everything is on the up-and-up.