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  • Maryland Toughens Mini-WARN Act for Employers

    Date:
    May 27, 2020

    Effective October 1, Maryland employers will face new requirements under the state's amended mini-WARN Act without any exception for a health pandemic.

  • Los Angeles Adopts COVID-19 Right-of-Recall and Worker-Retention Laws

    Date:
    May 12, 2020

    Los Angeles employers in certain industries especially hard hit by the coronavirus must rehire employees furloughed or laid off due to COVID-19 in a specified manner, rather than at the employers' discretion, under a pair of new city ordinances.

  • New Jersey Delays Expansion of State WARN Act, Amends Family Leave Act

    Date:
    April 22, 2020

    New Jersey's planned expansion of the state's WARN Act has been delayed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Also in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, new legislation expands the New Jersey Family Leave Act (NJFLA).

  • California WARN Act Suspended During Crisis

    Date:
    March 23, 2020

    California Gov. Gavin Newsom has suspended the California WARN Act for however long California remains in a state of emergency for covered employers affected by a COVID-19-related plant closing, mass layoff or shutdown.

  • New Jersey Expands WARN Act Plus Misclassification Penalties

    Date:
    February 6, 2020

    New Jersey has enacted a host of pro-employee laws recently, including a broad expansion of the state's WARN Act and much stronger employer penalties for misclassifying workers.

  • McDonald's CEO Fired for Relationship With Employee

    Date:
    November 8, 2019

    The McDonald's Corporation board of directors fired the company's CEO after concluding that he had violated a company policy prohibiting managers from engaging in relationships with employees.

  • GM, Amtrak Prepare for Closures and Layoffs Under WARN Act

    Date:
    December 11, 2018

    General Motors recently announced that it will be closing five North American plants and Amtrak announced that it would shut down its Riverside, California call center, triggering requirements under the federal WARN Act.

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