Prentice Can’t Ditch Ex-KB Toys Workers’ WARN Action

Law360, New York (June 24, 2011, 6:15 PM EDT) -- The former owner of KB Toys Inc. on Friday lost its bid to dismiss a putative class action in Massachusetts alleging that it failed to properly notify employees before ordering mass layoffs after the toy store chain filed for bankruptcy in December 2008.

In a docket text-only order, U.S. District Judge Michael A. Ponsor denied Prentice Capital Management LP's motion to dismiss the plaintiffs' amended complaint accusing the company of violating the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act of 1988.

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