KV Sued Over Layoffs Following Production Freeze

Law360, New York (March 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- KV Pharmaceutical Co. has been hit with a class action alleging that it laid off about 1,000 workers last month without giving them adequate notice after it froze production and recalled most of its products earlier this year.

The lawsuit, filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri by former KV employee John Foster, alleges that on Feb. 6, KV ordered mass layoffs without giving the terminated employees the 60-day notice required by the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act....
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