Avoiding staff retrenchments
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Don't be hasty in chopping back staff numbers - look at alternatives and be better prepared for the economic turnaround.Look for alternatives before you start chopping your workforce back. Joydeep Hor offers plenty of ideas and legal advice about how to avoid out-and-out staff retrenchments during tough economic times. Part-time roles or job-sharing, for example, are more palatable than laying off staff members altogether, but they're not without risk. Joydeep explains the benefits and the legal traps.
Topics: Human Resources, Legal, Management
Joydeep Hor, Harmers Workplace Lawyers