Laid Off Workers Hit Excel Storage With WARN Action

Law360, New York (September 27, 2010, 3:50 PM EDT) -- The abrupt closure by Excel Capital Partners LLC of its entire storage business has landed the company in court, where it faces a putative class action from hundreds of employees alleging violations of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act.

Excel, which on Sept. 17 told all employees of subsidiary Excel Storage Products LP that they were out of a job, should have prepped affected parties with 60 days’ notice pursuant to the WARN Act, according to a suit filed Friday in the U.S. District Court...
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