WARN ACT Eligibility

Rapid Response teams can provide information on federal requirements or laws for notification, including the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act.

Businesses with 100 or more full-time workers that deem it necessary to do any of the following meet WARN Act requirements:

  • Close a facility or discontinue an operating unit with 50 or more full-time workers
  • Layoff 50-499 full-time workers (and these workers must comprise at least 33% of the total workforce at single site of employment)
  • Layoff 500 or more full-time workers at a single site of employment