Presentation Detail


Cost-Cutting Measures in Tough Economic Times


May 8, 2009


André L. Baril
Nathalie Gagnon
Simon-Pierre Hébert
Jacques Rousse
Rachel Solyom

Presented on May 8, 2009, by the Labour and Employment Law group, this breakfast seminar featured a panel discussion on specific workforce cost-cutting measures, including minimizing the economic impact of layoffs and terminations, introducing voluntary reductions in the workforce, implementing changes to vacation policies hours of work, compensation schemes and benefits and introducing unpaid leaves of absence.

Each topic was discussed with consideration of minimum employment standards and exposure to potential claims by employees.

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