A united front

JA Apparel factory

The heavily unionized men’s tailored clothing factories of the U.S. are enjoying the popularity of American-made products.

Authentic Brands wins auction for HMX

Doug Williams

Authentic Brands Group has acquired HMX’s intellectual property and a second company led by HMX CEO Doug Williams has acquired the operations. The deal will keep HMX’s factories in Chicago and Rochester open.

Union workers brace for more HMX trouble

HMX Group

Workers United, the union that represents employees of the tailored clothing factories owned by HMX, is rallying its members against the threat of factory closures.

Beasley to lead Workers United

Noel Beasley

NEW YORK—Workers United, the union that represents textile and apparel workers in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico, has elected Noel Beasley to replace Bruce Raynor as its leader. Beasley, a 35-year veteran of the union has been director of Midwest operations for the last 25 years. Bruce Raynor resigned last month after Workers United’s […]