Bankrupt US Fidelis Settles WARN Suit For $1.4M

Law360, New York (April 18, 2012, 8:25 PM EDT) -- A Missouri bankruptcy court on Wednesday reportedly approved a proposed settlement between now-defunct U.S. Fidelis and the more than 500 former employees who joined in a WARN Act class action after being let go in 2010 by the vehicle service contract provider.

The class action brought by plaintiff Sharon Szymankski claims employees at the company's facility in Wentzville, Mo., were not given the appropriate warning required by the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act of 1988 before being laid off. In the settlement, the Fidelis estate...
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