Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act Compliance Assistance Materials
- Worker's Guide
This guide provides a brief overview of the WARN Act provisions and answers to frequently asked questions about employee rights. It is not an official interpretation of the WARN Act or the regulations at 20 CFR Part 639.
- Employer's Guide
This guide provides a brief overview of the WARN Act provisions and answers to frequently asked questions about employer responsibilities and requirements. It is not an official interpretation of the WARN Act or the regulations at 20 CFR Part 639.
- Guía para el Trabajadores (Worker's Guide in Spanish)
Esta guía proporciona una breve descripción general de las disposiciones de la ley WARN y las respuestas a las preguntas más frecuentes sobre derechos de los trabajadores. No se trata de una interpretación oficial de la ley WARN o los reglamentos en 20 CFR Part 639.
- WARN e-laws Advisor
This Advisor is an interactive tool that helps employers and workers understand the requirements of WARN.
- WARN Act Provisions for Natural Disasters
This Fact Sheet explains the exceptions to providing advance notice when dislocations occur due to natural disasters. Employers should be aware that the U.S. Federal Court solely enforces the Act and these answers are not binding on the Courts.
- WARN Fact Sheet
This Fact Sheet provides a summary of WARN general provisions for providing 60 days advance written notice of layoffs and closings. It is intended as a general description only and does not carry the force of legal opinion.
- Preamble to WARN Regulations
- WARN Regulations
- Frequently Answered Questions (FAQ's)
WARN Policy Advisor
U.S. Department of Labor
Employment and Training Administration
Office of National Response
Division of Worker Dislocation and Special Response
200 Constitution Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20210
Telephone: (202) 693-3512
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