In a decision 10 years in the making, a federal jury on Wednesday awarded 25 garment workers almost $600,000 and found New York-based clothing maker Liberty Apparel Co. Inc. liable for wage and labor violations by its subcontractors.
The case is believed to be the first in which the question of whether a manufacturer is responsible for conditions at its subcontractors’ facilities was put to a jury.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)