Former Evergreen employees file suit

Former Evergreen employees file suit

Former Evergreen International Aviation employees have filed suit against the company after it scaled back operations.

The lawsuit claims that Evergreen terminated about 160 full-time workers in late November without providing them with two months of advance notice, as required by the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act.

The two plaintiffs — Christopher Tortorelli, who worked for Evergreen in McMinnville, Ore., and Jens Schulz, who worked at its site at the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York — seek a class action lawsuit that would allow other ex-employees to join the litigation.

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