What You Need to Know if You’ve been Laid Off during a Pandemic

Due to the coronavirus, many companies had massive layoffs and closures. Employees are asking, “How much notice am I supposed to get before I’m laid off?” or “As an employee, how much notice am I supposed to get about business closures?”

WARN Act

In 1989, a national law was passed that required employers to give 60 days notice to employees before massive layoffs, closures, and relocations if the company consisted of at least 100 employees. New York State expanded on this