Jets cheerleader files suit over wages

Updated: May 6, 2014, 7:24 PM ET
By Jane McManus | ESPNNewYork.com

A New York Jets cheerleader filed a class-action lawsuit against the team on Tuesday alleging illegally low wages, making it the fourth suit filed by a cheerleader against an NFL team over compensation.

In the complaint, filed in Bergen County, New Jersey, plaintiff Krystal C. said she was not paid for attending thrice-weekly practices or for some other promotional appearances during the time she danced for the team, from June 2012 to Dec. 2013.

The suit alleges cheerleaders were ...

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