Casino's Billboards Don't Satisfy WARN Notice: 11th Circ.

Law360, New York (August 6, 2013, 3:43 PM EDT) -- An Alabama casino's billboard ads blaming its 2010 closure on a statewide crackdown on illegal gambling do not satisfy a federal law that required the business to warn its employees before two rounds of mass layoffs, the Eleventh Circuit ruled Monday.

The Eleventh Circuit mostly affirmed a lower court's finding that Macon County Greyhound Park Inc. — better known as VictoryLand — is liable for violating the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act because it failed to give proper notice to its employees of layoffs in...
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