Tag: WARN Act

UPDATED: COVID-19 Map and Resources for HR Professionals

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is top of mind for HR professionals and employers nationwide. Our latest interactive map of COVID-19 cases has been adjusted to reflect the rise in cases in the United States. Read on to view our updated color-coded map, a list of resources, plus an animation showing how our map has developed […]

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New Delaware WARN Act Goes Beyond Federal Law

Delaware’s new state law requiring private-sector employers to provide 60 days’ advance notice of a mass layoff, plant closing, or relocation to affected employees and government officials is set to take effect January 7, 2019.

Iowa ‘Mini’ WARN Act Goes Into Effect July 1, 2010

A new state law imposing stringent notice requirements on Iowa employers engaging in business closings or mass layoffs goes into effect Thursday, July 1, 2010. Near the end of the 2010 session, the Iowa Legislature passed a state version of the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act. Often referred to as a “mini” […]

Unforeseeable Circumstances Justify Layoff Without WARN Notice

The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN Act) requires employers with 100 or more workers to provide 60 days’ advance notice of a plant closing or mass layoff. Sometimes employers need to act quickly to lay off employees and can’t provide the 60 days’ notice required by the WARN Act. A recent decision from […]