The Impact of Advance Notification: A Comment On a Study By Nord and Ting.

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Christopher J Ruhm, Jefferson-Pilot Excellence Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: In their analysis of the effects of advance notification of plant closings, Nord and Ting (ILR Review, July 1991) claim that much can be expected of current legislation that mandates a 60-day prenotification standard because the outcomes of voluntary arrangements, in an interval preceding implementation of the legislation, point to substantial reductions in both joblessness and earnings losses for workers given over two months' warning of their impending layoff. They also suggest that many of the disparate results reported in the earlier plant closing literature reflect the inability to distinguish between formal and informal notice on the basis of the 1984 and 1986 Displaced Worker Surveys.

Additional Information

Publication
Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 45, No. 4, July 1992, 665-673
Language: English
Date: 1992
Keywords
Advance notice, Plant closings,