W.A.R.N. Act of 1988
- A GUIDE TO ADVANCE
NOTICE OF CLOSINGS AND LAYOFFS
[THE WORKER ADJUSTMENT AND RETRAINING NOTIFICATION ACT
The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) was
on August 4, 1988 and became effective on
February 4, 1989.
WARN Act Update
by Richard D. Armstrong, Jr. and Jonathan P. Cooke
The federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act
("WARN"), enacted in 1990, continues to undergo
developments as the federal courts interpret the meaning and
operation of this important piece of legislation.
- THE W.A.R.N. ACT CONSEQUENCES OF
MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
- The WARN Act
a federal law requiring employers of 100 or more full-time workers to give
60-days advance notice of
closing or major layoffs. This federal law applies to employers in the
State of Connecticut.
State Plant Closing Notice and Dislocated Worker Law
[State of Hawai'i Department of Labor and Industrial Relations:
Workforce Development Division]
requires employers to give 45 days advance written notice before
a business closes down (fully
or partially), or relocates. . requires such
employers to give 60 days advance written notice before
a business closes down or lays off 50 or more
SUPREME COURT REJECTS UNIFORM STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR
By relaxing the deadlines in lawsuits brought under WARN, the
Supreme Court kept alive two lawsuits filed by employees in
Pennsylvania and Georgia....
Failure to provide such notification makes employers vulnerable to a
lawsuit in a distant state, where the statute of limitations
may be as long as six years.
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