In 2004, the Chicago Public Schools changed its policies to allow principals' evaluations of untenured teachers to influence layoff
decisions (see "Do Principals Fire the Worst Teachers?
The department also extended the notice requirement for temporary layoffs
by an Illinois state agency from 10 to 30 working days in advance of the effective layoff
We take these things seriously and we recognize that it's people impacted by the layoffs
," Mack said.
and restructurings are actually expected.
He said the goal is to make reductions without layoffs
and to maintain the same level of service.
Finally, we examined whether it was the layoff
activities or their consequences that were associated with the deleterious effects we uncovered.
One sticking point is that the newspaper has refused to extend health care benefits after the layoffs
take effect, according to the Guild.
Question: What are the legal rules employers must use when selecting individuals for layoff
Extended mass layoffs
constitute a major source of job separations, especially during recessions, when the need for major employment adjustment is widespread.
We focused on layoffs
because they are common operating decisions that affect shareholder wealth and, thus, CEO pay," he explains.
For the year after a layoff
occurred, CEOs of those firms received 22.
based solely on administrative data are viewed as "potential" extended mass layoff