Jack Braglia was struggling to figure out how to make adjustments at his strip club. As the longtime vice president and general manager of The Cheetah , he watched other Atlanta businesses open up during the COVID pandemic -- first it was barbershops, salons, and gyms, and then restaurants were allowed to reopen on April But bars and nightclubs were ordered to stay closed until June 1. In the meantime, Braglia dined out a lot, to see how restaurants were handling it and figure out what safety precautions the Cheetah could take. We get pushed to the side. But nobody wants to really discuss it.
Legal status of striptease
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Many business owners in Georgia try to avoid workers compensation insurance, minimum wage protections, and Fair Labor protections by classifying their workers as independent contractors rather than employees. Each case is different but a recent decision by Judge Thrash in Federal Court in Atlanta is a good illustration of the facts that it takes to be considered an employee when your boss is trying to call you an independent contractor. In Cire v. Great American Dream, Inc. The dancers argued that under the Fair Labor Standards Act, they were protected from being fired for being pregnant and that the club needed to provide them another role they could work while pregnant. District Judge Richard W.
Strippers are Employees, Not Independent Contractors, in Georgia
The legal status of striptease varies considerably among different countries and the various jurisdictions of the United States. Striptease is considered a form of public nudity and subject to changing legal and cultural attitudes on moral and decency grounds. Some countries do not have any restrictions on performances of striptease. In some countries, public nudity is outlawed directly, while in other countries it may be suppressed or regulated indirectly through devices such as restrictions on venues through planning laws, or licensing regulations, or liquor licensing and other restrictions.
Dance as a means to express an erotic message has existed for centuries. In Biblical times, Salome, daughter of Herodias, danced for King Herod in a manner provocative enough to persuade Herod to offer her half of his kingdom. In other ancient societies, dance was used as a method of encouraging marriage and procreation. Nude or erotic dancing at strip clubs or adult entertainment establishments has also existed for ages.