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Denver Strippers Filed A Federal Class Action Lawsuit Against Strip Club Company
The lawsuit was filed against VCG Holding Corp., which operates the five night clubs. The lawsuit claims the club failed to pay strippers a minimum or overtime wage, denied full wages and tips and required them to pay fees in order to be allowed to strip. The lawsuit seeks their unpaid overtime pay, back wages and shared tips.
Colorado Overtime Pay Laws
According To Colorado Overtime Overtime Hours Law:
Employees shall be paid time and one-half of the regular rate of pay for any work in excess of: (1) forty hours per workweek; (2) twelve hours per workday, or (3) twelve consecutive hours without regard to the starting and ending time of the workday (excluding duty free meal periods), whichever calculation results in the greater payment of wages.
Colorado Workweek Definition Related To Overtime
A workweek is defined as any consecutive seven-day period starting with the same calendar day and hour each week. A workweek is a fixed and recurring period of 168 hours, seven consecutive twenty-four hour periods, and is typically established by the employer. Hours worked in two or more workweeks shall not be averaged for computation of overtime.
What Is My Regular Rate of Pay?
The regular rate of pay for an employee is used to calculate overtime pay. The regular rate of pay is expressed as a rate per hour, and it is determined by dividing the total remuneration provided to an employee in any workweek by the total numbers of hours actually worked in that workweek.
The regular rate of pay includes all compensation paid to employees including the set hourly rate, shift differential, non-discretionary bonuses, production bonuses, and commissions.
The following are not a part of the regular rate of pay: business expenses, bona fide gifts, discretionary bonuses, employer investment contributions, vacation pay, holiday pay, sick leave, or jury duty.