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Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

Under WARN Act, Fourth Circuit Says the Key Employee Count Is 60 Days Before Layoffs

The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act requires covered employers to provide employees with 60 days’ advance notice of a facility closing or mass layoff. However, WARN only applies to companies with at...more

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SECOND UPDATE: Uncertainty Remains About Effective Date Of January 21, 2020 NJ WARN Amendments

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UPDATED Seyfarth Synopsis: This legal update has been modified to incorporate information learned through recent direct communications with the Governor of New Jersey’s Office concerning the anticipated end date of Executive...more

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UPDATE: NJ Employers Must Prepare for the January 21, 2020 Amendments to the NJ WARN Act To Become Effective October 2, 2021 (Or...

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UPDATED Seyfarth Synopsis: This legal update has been modified to incorporate developments from June 4, 2021. New Jersey’s WARN Act (“NJ WARN”) was amended twice in 2020. The January 21, 2020 amendments (“Jan. 2020...more

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NJ Employers Must Prepare for the January 21, 2020 Amendments to the NJ WARN Act To Become Effective Post-Pandemic

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Seyfarth Synopsis: New Jersey’s WARN Act (“NJ WARN”) was amended twice in 2020. The January 21, 2020 amendments (“Jan. 2020 Amendments”) were put on hold for the duration of New Jersey’s Public Health Emergency. The...more

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WARNing Signs When Building Your Post-Pandemic Workforce

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Beginning with the onset of the pandemic in March 2020, employers were left with little choice but to make tough decisions about the size and composition of their workforce. In many cases, employers were forced to shutter...more

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Radical Expansion of New Jersey WARN Act Nears

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Sixteen months ago, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law Senate Bill 3170, which radically expands employers’ advance notice and severance pay obligations under the Millville Dallas Airmotive Plant Job Loss...more

Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP

Federal Court Fires a WARNing Shot at Employer Over COVID-related Layoffs on Short Notice

Under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act of 1988 (“WARN Act”), employers with more than 100 employees are generally required to provide a minimum of sixty (60) days’ notice prior to a plant closing or mass...more

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

WARN Act Ruling Poses Challenge for Employers Conducting Pandemic-Related Layoffs

The federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act generally requires employers of more than 100 total employees to provide at least 60 days’ advance notice if they are terminating at least 50 employees or...more

McAfee & Taft

COVID-19 and WARNings to employees about layoffs and closures

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In 2020, companies nationwide claimed that the global pandemic excused them from giving notice to employees of layoffs under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN). WARN requires employers of a...more

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Dear Littler: How do we Determine Where Remote Employees “Work” for WARN Act Purposes?

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Dear Littler: We are planning a layoff that will involve many of our employees who are working remotely during the pandemic.  How do we decide who works at a particular location for WARN counting purposes?...more

Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP

Recent Federal District Court Ruling Provides Insight Into How WARN Act May Apply To COVID-Related Workforce Cuts

The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act is a federal law that requires employers to provide advance notice to their workforce in the event of a qualified plant closing or mass layoff. With certain...more

Bond Schoeneck & King PLLC

Federal Court in Florida Issues Decision in COVID-19 Related WARN Case 

Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) litigation is gearing up in the wake of millions of COVID-19 related layoffs that took place in 2020. The Federal WARN Act applies to employers with 100 or more...more

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

Federal Court Sheds Light on “Unforeseeable Business Circumstances” Exception to WARN Act Notice Requirements

A recent decision by a federal court in Florida could invite protracted litigation for large employers who engaged in mass layoffs after the COVID-19 pandemic arrived, if those employers did not provide 60 days’ notice under...more

Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C.

Federal District Court Rejects Employer’s Attempt to Rely on Covid-19 Pandemic as “Natural Disaster” or “Unforeseeable Business...

In a recent decision, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida declined to dismiss WARN Act claims asserted by employees who were laid off during the COVID-19 pandemic. Benson et al. v. Enterprise Leasing...more

Horton Law PLLC

COVID-19 Not An Absolute Defense To WARN Notice Obligations

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The COVID-19 pandemic led many employers to reduce their workforces suddenly in 2020. Often, large layoffs occurred with little or no advance notice. Consequently, many employees asserted claims under the federal Worker...more

Benesch

The WARN Act and COVID-19 Litigation: Early Signs

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On January 4, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida ruled that neither the “natural disaster” exception nor the “unforeseeable business circumstance” exception warranted dismissal of a WARN Act...more

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

WARN Act May Apply to COVID-Related Job Losses

While many employers believed that the WARN Act’s safe harbor provision for extreme and unexpected situations exempted job cuts made in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, one U.S. Federal Court judge recently held otherwise....more

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New York Amends State WARN Law

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Effective November 11, 2020, New York amended its Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (“NY WARN Act”) by expanding the government entities that must receive notice of a NY WARN Act triggering event, such as a...more

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Warning to New York Employers: The NY WARN Act Now Requires WARN Notices be Sent to Additional Governmental Recipients

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On November 11, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law Assembly Bill A10674a. The legislation, which took effect immediately, amended the New York Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act by substantially...more

Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP

Reminder: Certain COVID-19-Related Layoffs and Shutdowns Require Cal-Warn Act Notice

When considering an employee layoff or business shutdown, as we reported here, employers should keep in mind that longer layoffs in California will trigger Cal-WARN Act rules. Unlike its federal counterpart, California’s WARN...more

Fox Rothschild LLP

NY Employers: WARN Notices May Be Required If Furloughs And/Or Layoffs Extend Beyond Six Months

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Considering that many furloughs and layoffs are approaching six months in length (and are likely to last longer), employers need to reassess whether they are now required to issue employment-related notices under New York...more

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Longer Than Expected Layoffs May Trigger Notice Requirements

Back in the spring, when COVID-19 first forced the shutdown of many businesses, did your company temporarily furlough or lay off workers? If so, pay attention to that calendar, as six months may be rapidly approaching....more

BakerHostetler

FAQs: WARN Act in the COVID-19 Era

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Q: What is the WARN Act? A: It is the federal Workers’ Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, which requires, under certain circumstances, that employees receive 60 days’ advance notice of their termination and that...more

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Maryland Adopts Additional Notice Requirements For Employers Conducting Layoffs

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Given the recent economic challenges related to the current COVID-19 pandemic many employers have become familiar with their obligation to provide notice prior to layoffs under the federal WARN Act. However, effective October...more

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Employers Must Vigilantly Evaluate WARN Obligations As Pandemic Continues

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American employers are in their fifth month of dealing with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Government limitations aimed at minimizing the spread of the virus and drops in product demand due to the coronavirus...more

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