OAKLAND – An exotic dancer alleges she was misclassified as an independent contractor by a Rancho Cordova establishment.
Julia Predmore filed a complaint on behalf of other current and former employees and the public on May 24 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California against Stockton Enterprises LLC, Deja Vu Showgirls-Sacramento LLC and Does 1-20 citing the Fair Labor Standards Act and other counts.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that she worked as a dancer for the defendant until April 2016. She alleges that she was misclassified as an independent contractor. The plaintiff holds Stockton Enterprises LLC, Deja Vu Showgirls-Sacramento LLC and Does 1-20 responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to pay minimum wages, failed to pay for all hours worked, and failed to provide adequate meal and rest breaks to the plaintiff during her employment.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks compensatory damages, interest, liquidated damages, compensation and benefits, enjoin the defendants, minimum wages, premium rest and meal period wages, overtime wages, all legal fees, interest and any other relief as the court deems just. She is represented by Stan M. Mallison, Hector R. Martinez, Marco A. Palau, Joseph D. Sutton and Eric S. Trabucco of Mallison & Martinez in Oakland.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California Case number 2:17-cv-01091-MCE-GGH