Coda Automotive Sued for Violating WARN Act

By on May 2, 2013

A class action lawsuit filed by a former worker for Coda Automotive alleges the now bankrupt electric car company did not give employees 60 days notice before laying off staff in December 2012.  The lawsuit alleges Coda Automotive violated the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, which requires most companies with 100 or more employees to provide notification of 60 calendar days in advance of closings and mass layoffs.

In the class action lawsuit against Coda Automotive, the plaintiff said that Coda Automotive laid off 125 employees on or around December 14, 2012.  The lawsuit was filed in Delaware federal bankruptcy court.