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Cheerleader revolt against NFL grows with lawsuit against Jets
Cheerleader revolt against NFL grows with lawsuit against Jets

The Great NFL Sideline Rebellion of 2014 strikes again. A former professional cheerleader for the New York Jets filed a wage-theft lawsuit against the team Tuesday, making the Jets the fourth NFL team this year to be sued by cheerleaders for allegedly violating state labor laws. Unlike the Buffalo Jills, Jets cheerleaders did not have to pass a “jiggle test.” No one told them how often they had to change their tampons or instructed them on using mouthwash (“Bad breath is offensive,” says the Jills handbook. “Always keep it in check.” ) But just like the Jills, the Cincinatti Ben-Gals and the Oakland Raiderettes, members of the Jets Flight Crew earn...

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