The position is one of the few nonunion segments of the theater industry's work force.
Dancers at the Magic Tavern say security concerns led them to support becoming just the second such group in the country to approve forming a union.
Dancers at Magic Tavern have been on strike since this spring, citing unsafe working conditions. Last week they voted to unionize.
Its strippers went on strike April 4. The club remains open.
Dancers under Actors' Equity have been recognized by the owners of the Star Garden Topless Dive Bar, making it the first unionized strip club in the US in a decade.
It was history in the making Thursday night as Star Garden reopened as the only currently unionized strip club in the U.S. — and the second ever in the country.
Topless dancers at a North Hollywood bar returned to the stage - this time as the only unionized group of strippers in the U.S.
A strip club in North Hollywood has reopened its doors – this time with unionized strippers.
Alongside their fellow workers in Chicago, Phoenix and Washington, D.C., they have designated Actors’ Equity Association as their bargaining representative.
When the Star Garden Topless Dive Bar reopens Thursday, Aug. 24 in North Hollywood, it will feature the nation’s only unionized strippers.
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