So Much For 'Orderly Dissolution' — Heller Sued

Law360, New York (October 21, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Heller Ehrman LLP's plan for an “orderly dissolution” hit its first major legal snag Monday as three terminated employees filed a putative class action alleging the firm withheld pay and benefits required under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act when it fired hundreds of workers in October.

According to the complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the “aggrieved employees” and other similarly situated workers seek recovery of unpaid wages, including vacation time.

Some of the workers also are...
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