Employers Temporarily Relieved of Cal WARN Notice Requirements

Mar 21, 2020

Governor Newsom has issued executive order N-31-20 reducing employers’ notice responsibilities during a layoff. Current law requires employers in California that operate a “covered establishment” (any industrial or commercial facility that employs, or has employed within the preceding 12 months, 75 or more persons) to give early notice of a “mass layoff.” Namely, both the federal WARN Act and the California WARN Act require at least 60 days’ notice of mass layoffs, relocations, or terminations.
Read more on what employers need to know here:
Coronavirus Article-Employers temporarily relieved of Cal WARN requirements

Read California Governor’s Executive Order here:
CA EO WARN 03-17-20

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