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Sarah Stage Suing Playboy for Delay in Payment
In one of the more interesting lawsuits to spring up recently, this one absolutely takes the cake. Here is the scoop: Playboy is being sued by a model who worked for the magazine for all of two days. The lawsuit is asking for $225,000 because the model claims that she was not paid on time for her work. The lawsuit was filed earlier in October in Los Angeles Superior Court. The model, Sarah Stage, said that she worked for the magazine on November 23 and November 24 in 2009. Both her and the magazine agreed that she would be paid $15,000 for the work she did.
The model claims that the magazine agreed that it would pay her immediately for her work. She said that she did not see any of her money for weeks. Stage, in the lawsuit, said that she had to bug the magazine for her payment until a check was issued to her on January 11, 2010.
According to Stage, she says that the Labor Law in California entitles to her receiving 30 days of late penalties for not being paid on time. This computes to her daily rate times 30, which comes out to $225,000 in late fees. Stage has asked for the late fees to go along with attorney’s costs and fees in the lawsuit.Sarah Stage Suing Playboy for Delay in Payment by Jim Vassallo