Mr. William Pyliaris and Pure Pleasure in Richmond, VA Sued for Illegal Tip Outs, Bar Fees and Failure to Pay Minimum Wages to Dancers as Required by the FLSA

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Exotic Dancer Files FLSA Collective Action against Pure Pleasure for Improperly Classifying Exotic Dancers as Independent Contractors Instead of Employees and Entitled to Minimum Wages

On February 10, 2018, the Law Offices of Pershing Law, PLLC. & Miller Legal, P.C. filed a complaint entitled Valerie Oliver on behalf of herself and all others similarly situated v. MGB, Inc. d/b/a Pure Pleasure & Mr. William Pyliaris, Eastern District of Virginia, case # 3:18-cv-00096-HEH.

The Complaint alleges that the Defendants improperly classified exotic dancers as independent contractors rather than employees entitled to minimum and overtime wages pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act and that Defendants unlawfully charged employees (exotic dancers) to work each day in the form of fines, fees and tip outs. The complaint seeks to recover minimum wages at the rate of $7.25 per hour, plus an equal amount as liquidated damages (total of $14.50 per hour), for each hour worked as well as a refund of all charges, fines and fees paid by dancers to the club and/or other club personnel.

If you wish to discuss this action or have any question concerning this notice then please contact attorney Harlan S. Miller at or at 404-988-4554.

Go to for more information.

The Complaint is located to the right side of this page (must have pdf viewer).

Miller Legal, P.C. is proud to say it has represented hundreds of exotic dancers, some have been awarded over $100,000 (over one hundred thousand dollars net to clients after attorney fees) for 3 years of working at a club.

Mr. Miller has been appointed class counsel in the case styled Espinosa v. King of Diamonds (Miami) et al, case #.14-21244-CIV-GOODMAN that consists of approximately 1,000 class members (exotic dancers) that are requesting judgment for back pay and refund of tip outs and fees well in excess of $10,000,00 (ten million dollars) at trial currently scheduled for June 18, 2018 in Miami Beach, Florida. If interested you can go to for more information about the case.

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