This law does not apply to the federal or state government (and their political subdivisions), or charitable or tax exempt institutions. Additional exceptions exist in various situations involving strikes or lockouts, sales, relocations, temporary or seasonal employment, unforeseeable circumstances, natural or manmade disasters, temporary cessation of operation, or financial difficulties, if the employer believes in good faith that notice would have prevented the employer from obtaining necessary capital or business in order to avoid layoffs.
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