Fall 2020 Brings New Federal WARN Act Notice Deadlines for Employers

Fall 2020 Brings New Federal WARN Act Notice Deadlines for Employers

September 1, 2020

Employers nationwide who underwent temporary layoffs, furloughs and/or employee schedule reductions due to the coronavirus pandemic must be on the lookout for a new wave of federal WARN Act notices that are likely coming due this Fall. Additional notices may be required for covered employers under who, according to the federal WARN Act, engaged in certain employment decisions that have lasted longer than 6 months and result in “employment loss” for full time employees, which is broadly defined. Read more about your business’ continuing obligations under WARN and how to avoid steep penalties for even unintentional violations of the Act. For more information on this important topic, click here.