This bill requires employers with 75 or more employees to provide 60 days’ notice to employees and certain officials before ceasing operations, relocating or ordering mass layoff involving 50 or more employees. Creates exceptions. Requires employer attempting to invoke exception involving active pursuit of capital or business to provide, under penalty of perjury, written documentation of efforts to court or Commissioner of Bureau of Labor and Industries. Requires commissioner to adopt rules related to requirements. Provides that employer is liable for back pay to employee and other relief. Authorizes compensatory damages to employee of up to $500 for each day for period during which employer failed to give notice.
Personal Choice and Responsibility
Another anti-business bill adding regulations to interfere with the conduct of business.
Enlarges government to manage compliance with the bill