Mahany said the class action, which must be certified by the court, could wind up including 1,000 current and former phone actors who worked for Tele Pay over the past three years, as reported.
On its website, Tele Pay describes itself as a “booking agent” whose job is to “negotiate and book engagements” for the workers, referred to in its employment materials as actors.
The company’s home page encourages phone actors to “SIGN UP now!!!
In such situations, cybersex may even be advisable—but still regarded as cheating.People, consciously or not, consider their online sexual relationships as real—they experience psychological states similar to those typically elicited by offline relationships.Accordingly, cybersex is about sex, but a form of sexual encounter involves experiences typical of other encounters, such as sexual arousal, masturbation, orgasm, and satisfaction.In a typical week Cannon has dozens of sexually explicit phone conversations with Tele Pay customers, averaging about six minutes per call.→ At that pace, she is paid 10 cents per minute or per hour to talk, according to the lawsuit.If her average falls below six minutes, her rate drops to as little as 7 cents per minute, bringing her hourly pay to .20.→ The company, on the other hand, charges callers per minute, bringing in as much as 0 per hour based on a phone sex worker’s labor, the lawsuit says.→ Federal minimum wage of .25 per hour. Cannon alleges Tele Pay uses “draconian measures” to suppress workers’ hourly pay rates.“For example, even if a call lasts only a few seconds and is never verified as a legitimate call from a customer seeking Tele Pay’s services, it is included in her average call length calculation,” the lawsuit says.