Dov Charney's Sleazy Struggle for Control of American Apparel When I first reach Dov Charney on June 24, he’s scrambling to raise money, find a partner, try anything to get his company back. His handpicked board of directors had ousted him from American Apparel six days earlier following an investigation that turned up several instances of alleged misconduct.
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American Apparel Lawsuit Says CEO Dov Charney Threw Dirt At Employee. Dov Charney, chief executive officer of American Apparel, the clothing retailer best known for manufacturing its clothes in the United States, stands accused of conduct that seems more typical of an overseas sweat shop boss.
American Apparel CEO sued again, this time accused of choking, verbally abusing store manager. Controversial CEO Dov Charney is no stranger to such allegations – past accusations of sexual and verbal harassment against him have mostly been settled out of court.
June 20, 2014 ─ The Los Angeles Times today features an article titled, "CEO Dov Charney's ouster could be ruinous for American Apparel," in which it weighs the potential outcomes of Dov Charney's removal from American Apparel's helm.
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H&W’s American Apparel Suit Reported In Law 360
H&W Lawsuit Against American Apparel Reported in Law 360
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Heimanson and Wolf was successful in keeping their client’s claims of harassment and abuse against Dov Charney and American Apparel in a public forum.