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Fresh & Easy Workers Sue Over Layoffs After Co. Hits Ch. 11

Law360, Los Angeles (November 3, 2015, 5:04 PM EST) -- Fresh & Easy LLC workers on Friday launched a putative class action against it in California state court, claiming the bankrupt grocery chain broke state labor laws by not giving them enough advance notice before commencing mass layoffs.

The suit alleges that Fresh & Easy only gave employees between nine and 22 days' written notice — far less than the 60 days required by state law — before it started laying off more than 100 of them on Friday, the same day the company filed for...
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