8th Circuit: Purchase Agreement’s Waiver Doesn’t Eliminate WARN Act Claims

(July 6, 2016, 1:41 PM EDT) -- ST. LOUIS — A trucking company that purchased another is liable for Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act violations despite a clause in the asset purchase agreement (APA) that stated that it had no liability, the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled July 5, finding that the transaction was actually a sale of business (Stuart R. Day, et al. v. Celadon Trucking Services, Inc., No. 15-1711, 8th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 12365).

(Opinion available. Document #73-160708-026Z.)

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