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Ex-Employees Sue Bankrupt Charming Charlie Over Layoff Notice

July 24, 2019, 4:15 PM

Former employees of Charming Charlie Holdings Inc. are suing the bankrupt clothing retailer, alleging they were laid off without advance written notice.

The class action, filed July 23 by a former copywriter who claims to represent 200 other former employees, says Charming Charlie violated the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act. The law requires employers with 100 or more employees to provide 60-days notice for layoffs or plant closings.

Charming Charlie laid off employees July 12, a day after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware with plans to close all...

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