Mass Layoffs, Reductions in Force and Plant Closings: Illinois
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Stuart R. Buttrick, Susan W. Kline, Stacey Smiricky and Lindsey M. Hogan, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
- Certain employers must provide notice when the employer anticipates mass layoffs, relocation or a plant closing. See Illinois WARN Act.
- Illinois employers that violate the state mini-WARN Act are liable to all affected employees who lost their employment. See Penalties and Enforcement.