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Firing at Will pp 119-126 | Cite as

Sign of the Times

Layoffs
  • Jay Shepherd

Abstract

One of the most difficult types of termination a company can face is the mass layoff. Employment lawyers call them reductions in force, or RIFs. In a down economy, layoffs become increasingly common. Obviously, they are devastating for the employees who lose their jobs. But they are also miserable for the managers and HR professionals who have to make the decisions.

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© Jay Shepherd 2011

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