Mass Layoffs, Reductions in Force and Plant Closings: New Jersey
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
- The New Jersey Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (mini-WARN Act) significantly enhances the protections afforded to employees by federal legislation. See New Jersey WARN Act.
- New Jersey imposes severance pay penalties on employers that violate the state WARN Act's notice requirements. See Penalties and Enforcement.
- Covered call center employers must provide advance notice to the state before relocating a center or transferring its operations. See New Jersey Call Center Jobs Act.
- New Jersey provides protections for hotel service employees from being terminated without cause when there is an ownership change in control. See Successor Hotel Employee Retention Law.