Even before a company files for bankruptcy protection, multiple employment and labor issues can arise. This webinar addresses the ramifications of the failure of a debtor to comply with the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN), which requires employers to provide written notice in advance of covered plant closings and mass layoffs under certain conditions and may subject the debtor to liability. It also examines employee wage and claim issues that are often triggered by the filing for bankruptcy protection, as well as the special treatment provided by the Bankruptcy Code for collective bargaining agreements and retiree health care benefits, which makes modification or rejection of such agreements more difficult during the bankruptcy proceeding.
Jonathan Friedland is a senior partner in Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger LLP’s Chicago office. He is ranked AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale.com, has been repeatedly recognized as a “SuperLawyer”, by Leading… Read More
Jesse advises financial institutions and other clients on a wide variety of legal and regulatory compliance issues. He has experience with a variety of federal and state laws and regulations,… Read More
Mark Melickian leads Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger LLP’s restructuring practice. Over the past 20 plus years, he has worked primarily on business transactional and litigation matters with a focus on… Read More