Conducting Layoffs and Other Reductions in Force

This Note addresses layoffs and reductions in force (RIFs), including employer's obligations, legal issues employers should consider when conducting RIFs and best practices. This Note addresses common issues faced by private employers with a nonunionized workforce. It addresses federal law. For information on Mini-WARN Acts in particular states, see the Mini-WARN Acts: State Q&A Tool under Related Content.

Kevin P. Hishta and Margaret Santen Hanrahan, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., with Practical Law Labor & Employment


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