Steve & Barry's WARN Act Suit Fails To Pass Muster

Law360, New York (January 6, 2010, 3:18 PM EST) -- A putative class action accusing bankrupt discount retailer Steve & Barry's of failing to give proper notice before a November 2008 mass firing lacks important information and needs to be redrawn, a federal judge has ruled.

Judge Colleen McMahon's order, issued Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, gave named plaintiff Michael Guippone 20 days to amend the lawsuit.

According to Monday's ruling, the case stems from an August 2008 transaction in which defendant BH S&B Holdings LLC bought the...
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