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WET SEAL Clothing Store Chain Executives Fire African-American Employees For Sake of “Diversity” and “Brand Image” Shocking Allegations in Federal Discrimination Class Action Filed Today

Thursday, July 12, 2012

LDF's Economic Justice Program has filed a national class action lawsuit, Cogdell v. Wet Seal, alleging that top executives at Wet Seal directed senior managers to get rid of African American store management employees for the sake of its “brand image,” and to hire more white employees.

Read the press release.