Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act


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Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act

Informally called the WARN Act. Legislation in the United States, passed in 1988, that requires employers with more than 100 employees to provide at least 60 days' notice before a mass layoff. The employer must also provide notice to local authorities, an employment transition organization and the labor union, if applicable. The WARN Act is intended to protect employees and allow them to look for other work during the 60 days.
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Thus, these findings are very supportive of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (1988), which indeed requires that large employers must provide advance notification to workers at least 60 days prior to a plant closing or relocation.
Xerox declined to discuss how many jobs would be affected or how many of those jobs were in Webster, but did say the action did not trigger the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN), which requires that companies with 100 or more employees give advance notice if it plans to lay off a third or more of its workers.
The Virginia-based company, currently in the midst of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy case, issued Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN Act) letters on September 25 indicating a closing date for the mine of November 24.
The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act is a federal law that needs workers with over 100 employees to announce huge layoffs and plant closings 60 calendar days in advance.
According to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) notice issued by Hendricks and Glen Alum Operations LLC on November 3 with state officials, those locations impacted include the No.