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Reductions in Force in Employment Law, Second Edition provides a comprehensive understanding of the key employment and employee benefit considerations that arise in a reduction in force. The material in this soup-to-nuts volume is presented in logical order, from the preliminary issues that arise when planning a workforce reduction, to its implementation, and to the issues arising in its wake. This treatise encompasses a wealth of information, including: careful analyses of discrimination law issues; the often complex disclosure and other issues attendant to releases of ADEA claims; ERISA and non-ERISA benefit plan issues; tax considerations, including an examination of golden parachute penalties; and litigation trends related to severance benefits and the amendment and termination of benefit plans used in the reduction-in-force context.
The Second Edition features revised material addressing significant developments including:
SUMMARY OF CONTENTS
Ch. 1 - Getting Started
Ch. 2 - Layoffs
Ch. 3 - Exit Incentives
Ch. 4 - RIF Benefits
Ch. 5 - Whether (and How) to Seek a Release
Ch. 6 - Financial Considerations for Employers
Ch. 7 - Outplacement
Ch. 8 - Communications About Work Force Reductions
Ch. 9 - Retention Plans and Terminal Leave Programs
Ch. 10 - The WARN Act and Similar State Laws
Ch. 11 - ADEA Impact of RIF Program Design
Ch. 12 - ERISA
Ch. 13 - Tax Code–Related RIF Program Design Considerations
Ch. 14 - Golden Parachute Penalties
Ch. 15 - Taxation of RIF Benefits
Ch. 16 - Amendment or Termination of RIF Benefit Plans
Ch. 17 - RIF Benefits Litigation
Ch. 18 - Collective Bargaining Issues
Ch. 19 - Wage/Hour Implications of Reducing Work Time and Pay
Appendices / Glossary / Table of Cases / Table of Statutes / Index
"This is an essential reference for any business engaged in work force reductions, or law firm involved in their representation. [It] analyzes the leading employment-related issues that arise in the context of work force reductions, including planning and preparation, implementation, and steps taken in the days and weeks following the announcement and rollout of such business restructurings.”
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