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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Dislocated Workers: Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act Not Meeting Its Goals.
If the 60-day advance notification required by the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act allows an appropriate length of time to effectively reduce reemployment earnings losses and the probability of unemployment, the coefficients on LENGTH1 and LENGTH2 should test insignificant and the coefficient on LENGTH3 should be negative and test statistically significant.