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Monday, January 04, 2010

Closing a Business in the Granite State? New State WARN Act

Hopefully this decade will be more about expansions than closings. But it is always important to remember that if you are forced to close a plant, it's important to make sure that in addition to the federal WARN Act you have complied with any state requirements. As of today, New Hampshire joins a number of other states that have their own. Big NH Businesses Now Must Warn Before Closing.

The reason according to State Labor Commissioner George Copadis, "There's no teeth to the federal WARN Act." Gives you a hint of the direction the statute takes.

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