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Fifth Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment For Drilling Company in WARN Case

Posted in Case Summaries, Layoffs and WARN
With the drop oil prices several years ago, many energy companies conducted reductions in force. Some of those headcount reductions triggered litigation under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN).  WARN requires employers with 100 or more full time employees conducting plant closings and mass layoffs to provide at least 60 days advance notice of… Continue Reading

Oilfield Service Providers Should Consider WARN Act Implications Prior to Making Job Cuts

Posted in Layoffs and WARN
The price of oil has dropped significantly from its 2014 highs and the effect of this drop is trickling down to the oil field service providers.  Energy exploration and production companies are drastically cutting their capital expenditure budgets for the coming fiscal year.  Today, Schlumberger announced that it was laying off 11,000 employees in addition… Continue Reading