Thelen has identified about 240 potential former associates and staff members who could assert claims alleging that the firm violated the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act by failing to pay its employees adequate wages and vacation time in light of its Dec. 1, 2008, demise, according to new court documents. The suit claims that Thelen should have paid its employees their salaries, bonuses and other compensation during the 60 days following the announcement of its dissolution.
240 Thelen Ex-Associates, Staff Could Assert Claims Alleging Violation of WARN Act
The National Law Journal
February 27, 2009