LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The controversial founder of American Apparel is being forced out of the company’s board of directors.
The L.A. Times reports the board voted Wednesday night to replace Dov Charney as chairman of the downtown L.A.-based company, saying the decision “grew out of an ongoing investigation into alleged misconduct.”READ MORE: Family Of Man Killed In DUI Crash Outraged Driver Spent Only One Week In Jail
According to the report, Charney will be fired as president and chairman in 30 days under the terms of his contract.
Charney, a Montreal native, started the company 23 years ago.READ MORE: Pasadena Considers Technology To Help Law Enforcement Detect Gunshots
In recent years, he’s been accused of sexual harassment and employee abuse.
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