PE Firm Can't Dodge WARN Class Action Over Plant Closing

Law360, New York (September 25, 2013, 4:50 PM EDT) -- An Indiana federal judge on Tuesday refused to toss claims against private equity firm Monomoy Capital Partners LP in a WARN Act class action stemming from the closing of a plastic components manufacturing facility by one of its portfolio companies, Fortis Plastics LLC.

In two separate orders, U.S. District Judge Jon E. DeGuilio certified a class of former employees at the now shuttered Fort Smith, Ark., plant and denied Monomoy's motion to dismiss the claims against it, rejecting the firm's argument that the complaint did not...
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