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Staff Layoffs and Reductions in Force: Managing the Risks

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Staff Layoffs and Reductions in Force: Managing the Risks

December 19, 2008

Sponsored by ACE, United Educators and NACUBO, this paper was published as many institutions reacted to the 2008 recession by reorganizing administrative departments, redeploying personnel, and terminating appointments. It reviews legal risks associated with staff layoffs and describes practices institutions have used effectively to manage those risks.

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