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What Is A "Mass Layoff?"

A "mass layoff" requires notice if there is a reduction in the workforce that is not a "business closing" and which affects the following number of employees (excluding "new" or "low­hour" employees) at an employment site or within a single municipality: At least 25% of the workforce or 25 employees, whichever is greater; or at least 500 employees.

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