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NFL cheerleader lawsuit update: Buffalo Jills win one against Bills
NFL cheerleader lawsuit update: Buffalo Jills win one against Bills

The wage theft lawsuit filed by five former members of the Buffalo Jills professional cheerleading squad got a little boost this week when a judge refused to toss the case after the Bills claimed they are not the cheerleaders’ employer. Oh you might be, New York Supreme Court Judge Timothy Drury essentially told the team Tuesday. Drury said there was evidence to support the cheerleaders’ claim that they were, in fact, Bills employees, and only in the “nominal employment” of a pair of entertainment companies that run the squad. The Bills had argued that the team was only involved in its cheerleading squad to guarantee the integrity of the Bills brand. (For that...

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