Cheerleaders

Brown Signs Labor Bill for Pro Sports Cheerleaders

On Wednesday, Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill requiring professional sports teams to offer cheerleaders minimum wage, workers’ compensation, paid sick leave and rest breaks.

Raiders Cheerleaders (Ric Tapia / Associated Press)

CA Dem Introduces Bill to Regulate Pro Sports Cheerleaders

Former high school and college cheerleader Lorena Gonzalez, now a Democratic California state assemblywoman from San Diego, is on the verge of changing the state’s labor Code to protect the rights of professional cheerleaders, according to Calwatchdog.com. On Tuesday, California’s

Raiders Cheerleaders (Ric Tapia / Associated Press)