Calls to reform teacher layoff
policies have begun to appear with regularity in newspaper editorials, policy briefs, and statehouses--and for good reason.
Unfortunately, most layoff
decisions will completely ignore a teacher's performance.
IBM has issued layoff
notices to more than 400 workers, according to the Alliance@IBM/CWA Local 1701, an employee organisation that has been the principal source of layoff
information at the company.
The Illinois Department of Central Management Services (the department) modified the regulations concerning the layoff
of merit compensation system employees of state agencies.
larger than that would have triggered the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, requiring the company to provide advance notice of a mass layoff
But many law firms still need to learn that layoff
announcements can be controlled and managed the same way all messaging can be controlled--not spun--if prepared for properly and then executed precisely.
As a result, selectmen this week decided to notify the Highway Department (which includes water and sewer), fire, police and dispatch of the possibility of a layoff
, which would help the town cut the deficit.
Using data collected as part of a ten-year (1996-2006) longitudinal research project that examined the effects of restructuring on managers and workers at a large manufacturing organization, we compared the attitudes and well-being of managers who either had or had not been directly involved in layoff
activities during those years.
The newspaper has said it will make involuntary layoffs
if enough Guild-represented employees do not accept the terms of a voluntary layoff
More than 1,500 flight attendants represented by the Association of Flight Attendants have accepted a voluntary layoff
programme, removing the need for flight attendants to be given involuntary layoffs
Still, it's a risky approach that may be a recipe for a lawsuit because the so-called layoff
gives the impression that the employee will be returning when the economy recovers or when revenues rise.
If the layoff
lasts more than 31 days, it is designated an extended mass layoff