Strippers In The U.S. Want Better Work Conditions. Some Are Trying to Unionize

For the past six months, dancers at the Star Garden Topless Dive Bar in Los Angeles have been striking almost every weekend.

This is because the strippers say they’ve faced unsafe working conditions, including assault and harassment from customers.

After the dancers say they were unable to meet with club managers to discuss their demands and were not allowed to work, they launched an effort to form a union.

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