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Short Case Analysis: Federal WARN law

A federal law, known as WARN, requires employers with more than 100 employees to announce plant closings in advance to give employees time to transition to new fields or jobs. Many states have also enacted legislation that requires employers to give notice to employees about changes in staffing levels.

> Go to your state's Web page. (Connecticut)

> Run a search on your state's laws regarding the federal WARN requirements, as well as any additional requirements your state might impose on employers.

State your findings along with an answer to the following question: Is there a beneficial impact on the community by having these laws in place?

Site sources in APA format. Thanks for the help!

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WARN or Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act applies to all employers with a workforce of 100 or more full time employees to provide a 60 day notification in the event of a plant closing or mass layoff. In addition, if a unit with 50 or more employees closes, if the organization plans to ...

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The federal WARN law for the Short Case Analysis is examined.