When Should Employers Tell Employees That Layoffs Are Looming?

April 17, 2018

Many employers don't plan adequately for layoffs and don't inform employees soon enough that a staff reduction might be needed, according to HR and legal experts... ...A town hall meeting can work if large numbers of people are affected. "Be as transparent as possible with the communications," said Lindsay Witcher, senior director, global practice strategy, for RiseSmart, an outplacement services provider based in San Jose, Calif...