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American Apparel Cleared Over Firings After Pinata Protest

Law360, New York (November 4, 2015, 10:24 PM EST) -- The National Labor Relations Board has dismissed nine complaints filed against American Apparel by terminated or suspended employees, including five who were fired after participating in a protest in which a pinata resembling the clothing retailer’s CEO was beaten and stabbed with a stick.

The NLRB found that the eight terminations and one suspension — after the workers either participated in the August protest in an American Apparel Inc. parking lot or in what they claimed were labor organizing activities — did not violate the National...
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