Union Loses WARN Fight Against US Steel

Law360, Los Angeles (August 16, 2011, 7:49 PM EDT) -- A Minnesota federal judge on Tuesday threw out a lawsuit brought on behalf of steel workers who claimed U.S. Steel Corp. violated federal law by firing them with little warning in 2008, finding that unforeseeable business conditions excused the short notice.

“Because the court finds unforeseeable the depth of the economic crisis that triggered the layoffs, and the unprecedented high demand for steel just prior to the economic downturn would have heavily factored into the decision to delay the plant shutdown, U.S. Steel has shown it...
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