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How To Eat, What to Wear: Raiderette "Etiquette" Handbook Leaked

Raiderettes are poorly-paid but well-behaved.

By Chris Roberts
|  Thursday, Jan 30, 2014  |  Updated 4:32 PM PDT
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Raiders Cheerleaders Sue Team

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The Raiderettes are prohibited from dating players, according to their etiquette handbook.

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Raiders Cheerleaders Sue Team

An Oakland Raiders cheerleader, known as Lacy T., says she and her fellow cheerleaders are not even making minimum wage, so she is going on the offensive to fight for better pay, as well as compensation for things like hair and public appearances. George Kiriyama reports.
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Just primp, baby -- and do it this way, baby.

The Oakland Raiders' rules for its Raiderette cheerleaders were leaked to the Los Angeles Times -- and boy, are they extensive.

Among the instructions and tips for living and shaking hands well are how to eat at functions if you don't feel like eating, and who not to date -- like Raiders players, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.

The handbook on cheerleader etiquette and behavior has become public at the same time a Raiders cheerleader sued the team for working conditions and pay below minimum-wage levels.

In the suit, a former cheerleader says that between mandatory events and practices, pay amounted to less than $5 an hour.

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