Alexander Wang Settles Sweatshop Suit

Law360, New York (August 14, 2012, 12:16 PM EDT) -- Fashion designer Alexander Wang on Monday resolved a suit by former employees claiming his Chinatown facility in New York City was a sweatshop where workers were subjected to a hostile work environment because of their race and were denied overtime pay.

U.S. District Judge Harold Baer approved an order dismissing the case with prejudice after the designer, his company Alexander Wang Inc. and lead plaintiffs Wenyu Lu and Flor Duarte filed a notice Aug. 1 saying the parties had reached an agreement in principle. The judge...
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