In recent weeks we have received numerous calls related to various employment issues involving the latest coronavirus, COVID-19. Issues range from wage and hour to safety. This article will focus on the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (“WARN”), 29 U.S.C. §2101 et seq.
WARN requires, with some exceptions, sixty days advance written notice before a plant closing or mass layoff at any single site. Liability for noncompliance may include pay and benefits for 60 days,