Georgia’s Mass Separation Rule
Georgia Department of Labor Rule 300-2-4-.10 (“Mass Separation”) requires Georgia employers to provide certain notifications to the Department of Labor whenever a “mass separation” occurs.
A “mass separation” is when twenty-five (25) or more employees in one establishment are separated on the same day, for the same reason, and the separation is either (1) permanent, (2) for an indefinite period, or (3) for an expected duration of seven (7) or more days.
Within 48 hours of the mass separation, the employer must submit two notification forms to the nearest GA DOL Office:
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