Abrupt Pemco Layoffs Should Negate Ch. 11 Sale: Ex-Worker

Law360, Wilmington (August 24, 2012, 5:11 PM EDT) -- A former employee of Pemco World Air Services Inc. asked a Delaware bankruptcy judge Thursday to vacate the sale order for the aircraft-maintenance company, claiming the notice that announced a change in buyers failed to give workers adequate notice of the planned layoff of nearly 500 workers.

Ethan Willock filed a putative class action Aug. 3, the day he and some 490 other employees at Pemco's Florida headquarters were let go. Later that day Pemco filed notice that its court-approved auction had fallen apart and the...
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