Twitter Hit With Class-Action Lawsuit Over Layoffs

The company did not provide 60 days’ notice, as required by the federal and California WARN Acts

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The federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act mandates that employers must provide 60 days’ notice prior to implementing mass layoffs. New Twitter owner Elon Musk barely waited six days.

A class-action lawsuit (Cornet vs. Twitter, 22-cv-06857) was filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, in San Francisco, asking the court to order Twitter to abide by the federal WARN Act and the California WARN Act, as well as to restrict the company from coercing employees to sign documents that would have them give up their rights to participate in litigation against Twitter.




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