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Health department shuts down production at Dov Charney's clothing company, Los Angeles Apparel, after 'flagrant' health violations and death of 4 workers

Posted On: Jul 11, 2020   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Dov Charney, the disgraced founder of American Apparel, was ordered to cease production at this new company, Los Angeles Apparel.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said there were "flagrant" health violations at the company's factory.
The department accused Los Angeles Apparel of replacing sick workers with new employees, in violation of its shutdown order.
More than 300 employees have contracted COVID-19, the department said, which is twice what the company itself admitted. Four workers have died.
Charney was forced out of American Apparel following allegations of racism and sexual harassment.
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Dov Charney, the disgraced founder of American Apparel, was ousted over allegations of misconduct. Now he's accused of disregarding the health of workers at his new company, four of whom have died in the last several weeks.
Citing "flagrant violations" of public health orders, Los Angeles County announced Friday that it was shutting down the...

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