Former clowns sue Elmont-based company for back wages

The suit claims the Elmont-based company violated federal and state laws by misclassifying their employees as independent contractors.

News 12 Staff

Dec 21, 2023, 1:13 PM

Updated 215 days ago

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A group of former clowns and party entertainers are suing Clowns.com for years of back pay.
The suit claims the Elmont-based company violated federal and state laws by misclassifying their employees as independent contractors.
The former entertainers say this allowed the company to avoid paying them hourly wages and overtime for over six years.
They say their former employer owes them years of back pay for their time traveling to and from parties.
News 12 has reached out to Clowns.com for a comment and is waiting to hear back.


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