Workers’ fates are tied to those of their employers. In good times, there are raises and promotions; in hard times there are mass furloughs, layoffs and firings. Employees have limited, but important rights in these situations. In addition, there are other, associated issues which may provide avenues for relief. Pelton Graham is here to help you navigate these difficult times.
Under the federal WARN Act, an employer who orders a plant closing or mass layoff and fails to provide the required notice is liable to each unnotified employee for back pay and benefits for up to 60 days.