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Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: Trial Lawyers Targeting Oil and Gas Industry Layoffs

There have already been social media campaigns targeting laid off oil and gas workers.  Trial lawyers are looking for claims to bring against companies that make mistakes in laying off workers.  On its face, the WARN Act appears to be simple and straightforward.  However, there are several traps in that simple statute and you must step with caution. 

For a review of areas to consider before initiating a layoff including the WARN Act, please click here.

For advice on compliance with these and other laws affecting employers who are engaging in layoffs, please contact Bryan Cokeley at 304-353-8116 or bryan.cokeley@steptoe-johnson.com; or Vanessa Goddard at 304-290-0818 or vanessa.goddard@steptoe-johnson.com.

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