Recently, the Commerce Department disclosed the most devastating three-month collapse of the U.S. economy ever. In the second quarter of 2020, the gross domestic product fell by 9.5%. The effects of the coronavirus pandemic reached throughout the economy. Consumers cut their spending. Businesses reduced their investing. Global trade mostly ended. <<https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/30/business/economy/q2-gdp-coronavirus-economy.html>>. Economic declines have real world consequences for businesses. Many must now consider large-scale layoffs and closing their facilities. Both federal law and some state laws regulate larger employers that conduct mass layoffs and plant closings. Before implementing such a strategy, employers must know their legal duties under… Continue Reading HOW DOES THE LAW REGULATE MASS LAYOFFS AND PLANT CLOSINGS?