5th Circ. Says Bankruptcy Court Erred In Nixing WARN Act Suit

Law360, New York (March 29, 2013, 4:55 PM EDT) -- The Fifth Circuit on Friday revived an putative adversary class action brought by a former executive of bankrupt workplace education company TWL Corp., finding the bankruptcy court denied class certification and dismissed the suit without providing adequate reasoning for its orders.

In a published opinion, a three-judge panel for the appeals court held that Frank Teta’s adversary class action alleging violations of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act by TWL was improperly dismissed since the bankruptcy court’s reasoning for tossing the case leaves the panel...
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