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Joseph Baumgarten is co-chair of the Labor & Employment Law Department, which was named by The American Lawyer as one of the top three U.S.

Joseph Baumgarten is co-chair of the Labor & Employment Law Department, which was named by The American Lawyer as one of the top three U.S. practices, ranked Band 1 Nationwide by Chambers USA 2014 and was a recipient of the Chambers USA 2012 Award for Excellence. Joe has been widely recognized as a leading labor and employment lawyer by Chambers, US Legal 500, HR Executive Law Dragon and Best Lawyers. He was also named one of the 2013 BTI Client Service All-Stars, an elite group of attorneys nominated solely by clients as the very best in client service.

Joe represents publicly held and privately owned employers in virtually all areas of labor and employment law, including claims under the National Labor Relations Act, Title VII, the ADEA, ADA, FLSA, WARN and Sarbanes-Oxley, as well as breach of contract claims arising out of executive compensation disputes.

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COVID-19: Navigating WARN Act Issues During These Uncertain Times As the outbreak of COVID-19 affects the country and states, counties and cities take various measures to slow the transmission, many employers are facing uncertainty and considering business contingency measures. To the extent layoffs, reductions of hours and closures are under consideration, employers need to be ready to navigate their obligations under the intricate requirements of the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (“WARN”) Act and its state analogues. The WARN Act The WARN Act requires employers with 100 or more full-time employees to provide 60-days’ notice to employees affected by…

About

Joseph Baumgarten is co-chair of the Labor & Employment Law Department, which was named by The American Lawyer as one of the top three U.S.

Joseph Baumgarten is co-chair of the Labor & Employment Law Department, which was named by The American Lawyer as one of the top three U.S. practices, ranked Band 1 Nationwide by Chambers USA 2014 and was a recipient of the Chambers USA 2012 Award for Excellence. Joe has been widely recognized as a leading labor and employment lawyer by Chambers, US Legal 500, HR Executive Law Dragon and Best Lawyers. He was also named one of the 2013 BTI Client Service All-Stars, an elite group of attorneys nominated solely by clients as the very best in client service.

Joe represents publicly held and privately owned employers in virtually all areas of labor and employment law, including claims under the National Labor Relations Act, Title VII, the ADEA, ADA, FLSA, WARN and Sarbanes-Oxley, as well as breach of contract claims arising out of executive compensation disputes.