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Angry Wet Seal Employees in Seattle Stage a Boycott

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Wet Seal employees at a shuttering store in Seattle are staging a very public boycott. Refinery29 spotted this Reddit post displaying unusual signage at the store. On the handwritten notice, employees allege that after years of service and stellar sales, they were given only a day's notice of the closure and they weren't offered transfers. They also write that they weren't able to collect for unused vacation and sick time. And their hashtags #boycottwetseal and #forgetwetseal are gaining traction on Twitter, which isn't great publicity for the struggling teen brand.
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