H.R.2077 - Alert Laid off Employees in Reasonable Time Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4] (Introduced 04/23/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/04/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2077 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/23/2009)
Alert Laid Off Employees in Reasonable Time Act - Amends the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act to require an employer to give 60-day written notice to employees and to appropriate state and local government officials before ordering a mass layoff that results in an employment loss for a single employer at more than one site of employment during a 30-day period for: (1) at least 33% of the employees (excluding part-time employees); and (2) at least 50 or 500 employees (excluding part-time employees).
Makes an employer who violates such notice requirements liable to each aggrieved employee for double the back pay (under current law, only the back pay) for each day of the violation for up to 60 days.