Ohio Bill Would Mandate Notice For Mass Layoffs

Law360, New York (February 4, 2010, 5:31 PM EST) -- Ohio corporations would have to give at least 90 days notice before engaging in mass layoffs under a new bill introduced in the state House of Representatives.

Unveiled Tuesday by Rep. Kenny Yuko, D-Richmond Heights, H.B. Number 434 would require any company laying off at least 25 people in a 30-day period to serve 90 days' written notice to affected employees, local work force policy boards, certain state departments and local elected officials.

The notice period would stretch to 120 days for companies planning to ax...
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