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Wed Sep 13, 2017, 10:47 PM

Bikini Baristas Sue Everett, Say Dress Code Unfair

A group of bikini baristas filed a lawsuit in federal court Monday, accusing the city of Everett of violating their civil rights.

The litigation is over the city’s recently passed ordinances that established a dress code for quick-service restaurants, including coffee shops. The baristas claim the ordinances unfairly target women.

The City Council approved the new rules in August, citing the criminal investigations in recent years that found some barista huts were operating as drive-thru brothels. The dress code requires employees at fast food restaurants, food trucks and coffee stands to wear a minimum of tank tops and shorts.

The city also expanded its definition of misdemeanor lewd conduct to include certain areas of exposed skin. The target was not traditional beachwear but G-string panties, stickers and body paints often worn at bikini stands, officials said.

Read more: http://www.seattleweekly.com/news/bikini-baristas-sue-everett-say-dress-code-unfair/

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Thu Sep 14, 2017, 12:33 AM

1. I've never patronized a bikini barista coffee stand.

I'm not a prude. I just don't like the element of exploitation.

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Thu Sep 14, 2017, 01:57 AM

2. Mrs. Aristus approves of your decision.

It could be a conversation starter though.

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