Cheerleaders for the Buffalo Bills file wage and sexual harassment lawsuits

The women claim they were vastly underpaid, harassed, and molested while employed for the NFL team

Fans of U.S. football will recognize the name of the Orchard Park, New York- based football team: the Buffalo Bills. But the Buffalo Jills — the team’s cheerleaders — are about to be in an equally-as-bright spotlight. Five of the team’s former cheerleaders are suing the BIlls over unfair payment and mistreatment during their employment. 

The lawsuit is one of three filed against a team in the National Football League, according to NBC. The Oakland Raiders and Cincinnati Bengals are two other teams that have been involved in legal disputes over pay systems.

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