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Alexander Wang Formally Denies Sweatshop Claims in Court

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This Monday, Alexander Wang filed an official response to a lawsuit by former employees accusing the company of violating labor laws. The lawsuit, which came to light back in March, claims that the Alexander Wang corporation forced employees to work 16-hour days in a windowless sweatshop on Broadway just south of Canal Street.

Wang already issued a denial in the press, but the new court document is a formal legal statement arguing that the company has compiled with all the relevant labor laws. It also describes the plaintiffs as "two disgruntled former employees with axes to grind" who are making "frivolous and entirely unsupportable accusations." And it disputes the sweatshop claims, defending the Chinatown factory as a "modern, brightly lit studio with high ceilings and large windows."
· Alexander Wang Denies 'Sweatshop' Allegations [WWD, subscription req'd]
· Lawsuit Accuses Alexander Wang of Running a Sweatshop [Racked NY]
· Alexander Wang Vehemently Denies Sweatshop Claims [Racked NY]

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