Wage and Hour Division (WHD)
U.S. Department of Labor
US Labor Department seeks enforcement of subpoena issued to Forever 21 (Korean versions)
Recent investigation reveals evidence of wage violations among Forever 21 apparel contractors and manufacturer
LOS ANGELES -- The U.S. Department of Labor has filed an action to enforce a subpoena issued to Los Angeles-based apparel retailer Forever 21 seeking documents related to the company's apparel contractors and manufacturers. A recent investigation by the department's Wage and Hour Division, conducted under a multiyear enforcement initiative in Southern California's garment industry, revealed evidence of significant violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act's minimum wage, overtime and record-keeping provisions by vendors supplying goods to Forever 21.
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