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The WARN Act - What Is It and How Does it Work

WARN Act: The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act That's a mouthful! In general, this statute is designed to require employers to provide employees with 6o days notice of layoffs due to plant closings, sale of business or financial hardship. It is a complicated statute, filled...

Would the WARN Act Apply in the Event of a Federal Budget Sequestration?

On July 30, 2012, an Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor issued an advisory and guidance to federal contractors concerning the applicability of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN Act) to possible layoffs occasioned by federal government sequestration on January...