WARN Saga Involving Republic Windows Comes to a Slow Resolution

Republic Windows and Doors, located in Goose Island, Ill., abruptly shuttered its manufacturing¬†facility¬†in 2008, declared bankruptcy and relocated to Iowa using another name. Workers were let go with no notice, violating the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act. The union notified the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), which sought redress of grievances in terms […]

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX Sued Under WARN Act for No-Advance-Notice Layoffs

Laid-off employees at the Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) in Hawthorne, Calif., are taking the Elon Musk-owned company to court over some 200-400 layoffs conducted on or about July 21. The vehicle for the lawsuit is the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, which mandates that companies with 100 or more employees within a […]

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