Tech Companies Even Do Layoffs Wrong

from the can't-do-nothing-right dept

It seems that tech companies can’t even do layoffs properly these days. A number of them are apparently violating plant closing laws, which require you to give 60 days notice for major layoffs. We first posted a story like this a year and a half ago when Priceline got into trouble for the same thing. But now, Webvan is being accused of it as well (among others). There are loopholes that might get them out of it. Webvan is using the excuse that their shutdown was an “unforeseen business event”, but most people point out that everyone in the world knew they were shutting down, so it couldn’t have been that unforeseen by management…

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