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: For 2nd Straight Year, San Diego Comic-Con Will Be Virtual
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: Trio Of 55-Gallon Drums Found Leaking Motor Oil In Redlands Citrus Grove
In recent years, he’s been accused of sexual harassment and employee abuse.
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