Four Seasons Miami Sued Over Year-Long Covid-19 Worker Furloughs

May 17, 2021, 4:47 PM

Six former employees of Four Seasons Miami on Monday filed a federal lawsuit claiming the hotel forced hundreds of workers into indefinite furloughs during the Covid-19 pandemic without providing the requisite advanced warning.

The proposed class action, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, claims the hotel “involuntarily and indefinitely sidelined” workers in violation of the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act. The law requires most large employers to give 60 days’ advanced notice before conducting mass layoffs.

The former workers say Four Seasons Miami has kept them “in the dark” about their ...

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