Dewey's WARN Defenses Fall Flat, Laid-Off Workers Say

Law360, New York (January 27, 2014, 1:41 PM ET) -- Former Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP employees suing the defunct law firm for allegedly failing to provide adequate notice of mass layoffs before it entered bankruptcy urged a New York court Friday to reject arguments that would excuse the firm from not meeting federal and state layoff requirements.

The putative class action argues that the layoff notices the firm sent out just before it sought Chapter 11 protection in Manhattan bankruptcy court were inadequate under the federal and New York state Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Acts...
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Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP


Case Number

1:12-bk-12321

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New York Southern

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May 28, 2012

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