After months of uncertainty among Barneys employees in the wake of the company’s bankruptcy and subsequent acquisition by Authentic Brands Group, staffers woke up on Friday morning to discover they had not been paid.
The delayed paychecks were the result of a “cyber incident,” according to a company-wide email that was sent by Barneys’ corporate HR to all employees on January 3 and that was obtained by Business Insider. At the time, employees were informed they were “likely to be paid” on Thursday, January 9.
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