5 Tips To Help Employers Bulletproof Their RIFs

By Vin Gurrieri (November 19, 2018, 8:30 PM EST) -- Recent reports that Starbucks plans to lay off hundreds of workers show that businesses may feel the need to pare down their workforces even when the economy is strong. But regardless of whether it's a bull or bear market, employers need to plan reductions in force carefully if they want to avoid legal trouble, experts say.

In a Nov. 13 email to employees, Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson said the company would be laying off about 350 non-store employees, most of whom work out of the company's Seattle headquarters, as part of a previously announced reorganization designed to streamline its operations and...

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