Bay Area contractor temporarily lays off 477 people

Bay Area contractor Magnum Drywall Inc. has temporarily laid off 477 employees, according to a notice filed under California’s WARN Act. 

The Fremont-based company, which provides commercial construction services, including plastering, painting and wall coverings, drywall, and insulation services, filed its notice on April 2, but the layoffs appear to have become effective on March 17.

A request for comment about the temporary layoffs was not returned by press time.

The WARN Act requires employers…

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