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You must receive a written notice 60 days before the date of a mass layoff or plant closing if you and your employer meet certain conditions . If your employer does not give you the required notice, you may be able to seek damages for back pay and benefits for up to 60 days, depending on how many days’ notice you actually received. Here is a booklet from the Department of Labor which gives you more specific information on whether you are entitled to benefits under the WARN act.