Dewey Faces Suit Over Layoffs As US Absorbs Pension Plan

Law360, New York (May 10, 2012, 6:49 PM EDT) -- Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP faced more setbacks Thursday when an employee accused the embattled law firm of failing to give at least 450 employees enough notice for planned layoffs, amid a move by federal regulators to take over the firm’s pension plan.

Document specialist Vittoria Conn sued Dewey in New York federal court, alleging the firm violated provisions of the New York state and federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Acts, which require business to notify employees of potential employee layoffs.

“The plaintiff and class members...
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