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    :: Monday, July 16, 2007 ::

    Without warning: Flaws, loopholes deny employees protection mandated by WARN Act - First of four parts, Toledo Blade, OH
    A federal law that requires companies to give notice to workers losing their jobs is so full of loopholes and flaws that employers repeatedly skirt it with little or no penalty, a Blade investigation has found.

    Worker advocates say the law — which requires many employers to notify their employees 60 days before they close a plant or lay off dozens of employees — is in desperate need of reform because workers all over the nation have suffered.
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