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Stripper Strike Hits Famous Paris Cabaret

Crazy Horse dancers win 15% pay hike
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted May 18, 2012 12:29 AM CDT
Updated May 18, 2012 12:56 AM CDT

(Newser) – The dancers are back and the tops are off again at Paris' famous Crazy Horse cabaret after a successful strike. The club—a favorite with generations of Parisians and tourists—was forced to cancel shows this week for the first time in its 61-year history after its 18 stripping performers demanded a pay hike, Reuters reports.

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"It's an exceptional place which has the specialty of presenting a fully naked show," one dancer said. "What's wrong is that we are asked to work 24 days per month for a pay that is worse than miserable." The club says the dancers accepted a 15% pay rise—and a promise that their hard work would be better recognized. (Read more cabaret stories.)

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