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You Did What? Top Five Mistakes by Employers When Executing RIFs

April 1, 2009 • Washington, DC


With the economy in turmoil, employers across the country are taking steps or have already taken some measures to reduce costs through Reductions In Force (RIFs) and temporary shutdowns. But executing a RIF or temporary shutdown is fraught with risk, and even the most sophisticated employers may create significant exposure, opening the door to substantial future costs in the process. In this lively, informative and timely seminar, Trina Fairley, Keith Harrison and Kris Meade will give you practical tips on how to avoid common and costly mistakes when executing a RIF or temporary shutdown of your company. From the setting of headcount or cost reduction goals to defining the selection criteria and running privileged adverse impact analyses to obtaining enforceable Waivers, Crowell & Moring's attorneys have the sound advice you need so that you can provide your company with a legally-compliant RIF plan.

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