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Two more Oakland Raiderette cheerleaders filed a class action lawsuit on Wednesday, claiming that they are not paid according to state law and work in “deplorable” conditions, and sometimes have to change in public bathrooms with no privacy.
Aside from wages, though, this suit alleges humiliating behavior, such as being chastised when the cheerleaders didn't look right. Raiderettes who were deemed "too tan" were called "oompa loompas," the orange creatures from "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," according to the suit. Raiderettes who were not tan enough, the suit alleges, were ordered to go to tanning salons.
This second suit, filed in Alameda County by plaintiffs Caitlin Y. and Jenny C., (PDF) is separate from two suits filed by two other Raiderettes back in December and January making similar allegations. It also follows on the heels of other suits by Bengals, Bills, Jets and Buccaneers cheerleaders.
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Among other complaints, Caitlin Y. alleges that she was specficially targeted because her breasts were "too large," according to the suit.
But the main difference in Wednesday’s lawsuit, filed by the San Francisco firm, Bradshaw & Associates, is that these cheerleaders are taking on not only the Oakland football team, but the National Football League, too.
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