Obama offers to compensate companies that ignore law

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    The WARN act requires companies to give 60 day notice of all layoffs. For some reason that totally escapes me Obama doesn't want any layoff notices to go out. They are even offering to pay the legal cost incurred if an employee sues under the law.

    Obama administration tells contractors again: Don

    Strangely enough, I can't find anything on the DOL sight that justifies not telling employees about layoffs.

    Compliance Assistance By Law - The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN)
     
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    You should try actually READING the law before making yourself look even more ignorant in front of everyone for not understanding it.
     
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    The law requires notices to g out 60 days in advance of all plant closings if they are foreseeable. Can you explain how these would not be foreseeable? Can you explain why there would be any need for taxpayers to cover legal costs if there was no possibility of liability under the law?
     
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    No. "Planned" is the word in the law, not foreseeable, presumable, possible, fathomable, etc.....PLANNED. None of these companies to my knowledge have PLANNED a plant closing or massive layoff 60 days out, have they?
     
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    Because if the companies TELL their employees of an impending plant closing or layoff that has not in fact been planned, then the employer would be lying to the employees in an attempt to force our government to do something about the impending bipartisan spending cuts, which would be illegal.
     
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    The layoffs are, currently, planned.

    Idiot.
     
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    That is an amazingly disingenuous interpretation of the facts.
     
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    REALLY? Please show me the facts on these PLANNED plant closings and/or layoffs. Be specific with links to News stories or company memos, please.
     
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    This move by the corrupt Administration of Obama and company is nothing more than bribery. The WARN Act was put in place for this very reason and yet the dictator Obama see's himself above the law. I hope the House moves to impeach his ass.
     
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    Yes they did, that's why they were required to send out the notices.
     

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