American Apparel to Lose 10 Percent of Workforce

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About two months ago, government officials found that 1,600 American Apparel employees weren’t authorized to work in the U.S. A lawyer for the company now says about 1,500 face termination this month as a result — or about 10 percent of the company’s entire staff. This makes Dov Charney very sad, according to the L.A. Times:

“Many of you have been with me for so many years, and I just cry when I think that so many people will be leaving the company,” he wrote. “It is my belief that immigrants bring prosperity to any economy.”

About two months ago, government officials found that 1,600 American Apparel employees weren’t authorized to work in the U.S. A lawyer for the company now says about 1,500 face termination this month as a result — or about 10 percent of the company’s entire staff. This makes Dov Charney very sad, according to the L.A. Times:

American Apparel to Lose 10 Percent of Workforce