Canada: Implementing a reduction in force - Mitigating risks arising from major workforce changes (Video chat)

In brief

Employers are being faced with difficult decisions about potentially reducing their headcount to eliminate redundant positions in light of a shift in the economic climate and an increased focus on business efficiency.

With any termination comes liability.


In this 3-part series of In Focus videos specific to Reductions in Force, our Labour and Employment lawyers discuss how employers can navigate these significant workforce changes while limiting their liability and complying with legal requirements, as follows:

Speakers: Andrew Shaw, Jeremy Hann, Ajanthana Anandarajah, Rono Khan and Juliette Mestre.

Watch Part 1 - Planning Your Workforce Redesign

Watch Part 2 - Undertaking Your Workforce Redesign

Watch Part 3 - The Outcome and Litigation Arising From Your Workforce Redesign

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