MF Global Can't Escape Ex-Workers' WARN Complaint

Law360, New York (August 15, 2014, 7:42 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge Thursday revived a complaint brought by former employees of MF Global Holdings USA Inc. alleging the bankrupt brokerage failed to give them notice of impending layoffs under the federal and New York WARN acts, saying the Southern District's bankruptcy court erred in tossing the case.

U.S. District Judge Lorna G. Schofield said that U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn was wrong to dismiss the case on the grounds that the plaintiffs' second amended complaint failed to allege that plaintiffs were employed by any defendant other than MF Global Inc.

While MF Global Inc. had been included in...

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