All Items: Layoffs

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

    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.

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

    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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News: HR guidance on layoffs, reductions in force, compliance with the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, and the importance of understanding corresponding or heightened WARN Act requirements based on state law.