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Strippers Can Now Seek Unemployment In Kansas

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TOPEKA, KS – Exotic dancers now have the right to collect unemployment as employees and not independent contractors.  According to ABC News the Kansas Supreme Court ruled on a 2005 where a dancer filed a claim.  The clubs maintain that the dancers are renting space to perform while the dancers say that they earn money through tips.

Now, club owers must contribute  to the states’ unemployment insurance funds.  The Kansas Department of Labor says that minimum rates for dances and customer interaction can be interpreted as employee rules.