Connaught Workers Say They Weren't Warned Of Layoffs

Law360, New York (February 14, 2012, 7:46 PM EST) -- A class of former employees of bankrupt women's apparel company The Connaught Group Ltd. launched a suit Tuesday saying the company violated the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act by not telling the workers of pending layoffs before filing for Chapter 11.

The workers say they faced mass layoffs Jan. 30, just more than a week before the company filed for bankruptcy, without receiving the 60 days' advance written notice of their terminations as required by the federal WARN Act or the 90 days' notice required...
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The Connaught Group, Ltd.


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1:12-bk-10512

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New York Southern

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February 8, 2012

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