Union Leaders Fired By American Apparel CEO

Six union leaders of American Apparel were terminated in Aug. by company management under the direction of CEO Paula Schneider due to the now famous piata protest, which occurred on August 19, 2015. The fired workers include Pascual Mateos, Fabelio Ajtun, Piedad Torres, Maribel Fabian, Cipriano Vilchis, and Angelica Serrano.  Three other union leaders were terminated a week prior for unspecified reasons. These were Stephanie Padilha dos Santos, Esmeralda Bermudez, and Maks Akters. The protest used a piÒata figurine face of Schneider as political theatre protesting the [...]