P'tex veterans file lawsuit

January 2004
Home Textiles Today;1/5/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 17, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on the filing of a class action lawsuit by three former employees of Pillowtex on behalf of 500 nonunion workers of the bankrupt company. Allegations of termination without cause and violations of federal worker protection laws; Company's failure to provide adequate notice of the dismissal under the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act.


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