American Apparel Faces Three Complaints From Workers
BuzzFeed News exclusive: American Apparel employees have filed two complaints with the National Labor Relations Board, one alleging intimidation of workers, and another of a ban on speaking to the press. Update: A third complaint was filed late Friday.
Ex-American Apparel Chief Rallies Workers To Organize At Secret Meeting
Dov Charney appealed to more than 300 current and former textile workers this past Saturday in a backyard meeting in South Central Los Angeles. The American Apparel founder was officially fired in December but refuses to walk away from the company he created in the late '90s.
Exclusive: Read Ousted American Apparel CEO Dov Charney's Termination Letter
A source close to Charney says his handpicked American Apparel board turned on him purely for financial reasons, and that they have known about the other factors cited in his termination letter for a long time. The source's grievances were first aired on Whisper.
Cousin Of American Apparel CEO Writes Play About Sexual Harassment At Major Clothing Company
Oren Safdie, a 48-year-old playwright, premiered the play Unseamly in Montreal last month. He tells BuzzFeed, "All my plays touch on people I know in some ways." Update: American Apparel notes the play is a work of fiction and that CEO Dov Charney loves his cousin.
American Apparel Might Get Delisted From The New York Stock Exchange
The clothing company, which posted another annual loss Thursday, said it received a letter from the NYSE saying it's "not in compliance with the continued listing standards of the Exchange." It has to submit a plan for how it plans to fix things by March 21.
Dov Charney Dreams Big For American Apparel Even As Its Stock Trades Under $1
The controversial 45-year-old American Apparel founder has high hopes for the company despite its recent financial woes. He also says he isn't stepping down anytime soon and that he doesn't technically believe in "Made in the U.S.A."
The Best Of American Apparel Ads (NSFW)
American Apparel recently received a stay of execution thanks to investors pumping $15 million into the near-bankrupt clothing company. Let's celebrate by looking at their naughtiest ads. Their naughtiest ads from this year, that is. A mega list of every American Apparel ad featuring nudity or blasé soft core would stretch longer than Dov Charney's court docket.