W.A.R.N.

Object Number: 
2002.70.44
Date: 
1988-1989
Medium: 
Metal, plastic
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Circular pin-back button; "W.A.R.N."; red stop sign on white background.
Gallery Label: 
W.A.R.N. is an abbreviation for the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act. It was a law, enacted in February 1989, that requires employers to give 60 days notice in advance of plant closings and mass layoffs.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Beatrice J. Siegel
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group