"Workforce Reductions—Avoiding Legal Pitfalls"

September 2011

As the economic impact of a weak economy continues, many companies are taking measures to reduce costs by restructuring operations and reducing the size of their workforces. These decisions are difficult enough for employers without having the extra burden of justifying their actions before a government agency such as the EEOC, or in court. Unfortunately, reductions in force have resulted in a number of different legal actions by employees who feel they were unfairly selected. Authored by Mel Muskovitz, this article answers commonly asked questions concerning workforce reductions.

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