The newspaper reports Erica Wilkins, who was a Cowboys cheerleader from 2014 through August 2017, claims that, when counting the total number of hours she worked in a week, she earned less than minimum wage, nor did she earn the standard 1.5 times that for overtime.
Wilkins seeks class-action status, The Dallas Morning News reports.
The lawsuit states Wilkins’ earned $5,817.99 in the year she joined the team and $16,516.01 in 2016. Meanwhile, the Cowboy’s mascot, Rowdy, earned $65,000 per year.
Wilkins left the team in 2017.
Wilkins’ civil lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.
A Cowboys spokesman declined to give a comment to The Dallas Morning News.
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