WARN Listing

The Worker Adjustment and Retraining  Notification (WARN) Act helps ensure advance notice in cases of qualified plant
closings and mass layoffs. The U.S. Department of Labor has compliance assistance materials to help workers and employers understand their rights and responsibilities under the provisions of WARN. To learn more about WARN, visit WARN Regulations and WARN Act.    


What section of law is WARN from? 

Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, Public Law 100-379 (29 U.S.C. 2101 et. seq.)    

Who is affected by the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act?

Employers with 100 or more full-time workers and the employer deems it necessary to do any of the following: Close a facility or discontinue an operating unit with 50 or more full-time workers; Lay off 50-499 full-time workers (and these workers comprise at least 33% of the total work force at a single site of employment) or, layoff 500 or more full-time workers at a single site of employment.