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Does company have a potential legal duty to inform workers that there will be layoffs?

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candycoatedx | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted May 1, 2012 at 10:16 PM via web

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Does company have a potential legal duty to inform workers that there will be layoffs?

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bor | Valedictorian

Posted May 2, 2012 at 11:49 PM (Answer #1)

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Only if there is a law that mandates it, search the federal WARN Act for one.

Another issue may arise if a contract is in place or a collective bargaining agreement that has a layoff/temination clause outlining such, then it is binding just as a law is.

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