How to use Layoffs in a sentence
The layoffs will affect everyone.
My firm would definitely make layoffs, but I've survived numerous culls before.
Daewoo Declared Bankrupt Creditors of Daewoo declared south Korea's third biggest carmaker bankrupt last Wednesday after unions rejected a restructuring plan calling for layoffs.
We had a very big internal debate - whether to continue with the policy of rotating layoffs, or reducing the working week.
Having presided over massive layoffs, he is now the most despised.Advertisement
Thousands have lost their jobs in mass layoffs even from the genomics and pharmaceutical sector.
As one economy after another sinks into contraction, output subsides nearly everywhere -- more layoffs and closed factories, more unsold goods.
Public sector layoffs in Iraq have led to 70% unemployment.
I hope the new round of layoffs will not affect me.
I was concerned when I heard rumors of company layoffs, but my supervisor assured me that my job was not in jeopardy.Advertisement
Unexpected layoffs, increased job responsibilities, and a high-stress job can all make anger management in the workplace a challenge.
Economic slow downs often result in decreased job opportunities and occasional layoffs.
When slow economic conditions occur in many countries at the same time, businesses around the world face massive layoffs, business restructures and company closings and unemployment rates clim on an international basis.
Are you wondering if there are specific actions required during layoffs?
Typically, filing an unemployment compensation claim is the first action required during layoffs.Advertisement
In some states, registration with the local Career One Stop center is also required during layoffs, or unemployment for another reason, in order to remain eligible for unemployment benefits.
The sooner you take care of all the important details that are required during layoffs, the faster you'll be able to begin recovering from the difficult situation you are facing.
According to the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, if your company has 100 or more employees, you are entitled to at least a 60 day notice in the case of mass layoffs.
If the layoffs occur as a product of an event that could not have been predicted, such as a natural disaster, or business circumstances that lead to a swift company closure, you may not be able to count on 60 days' notice as a right.
If there are rumors of layoffs swirling around at or about your company, there is no time like the present to start to put out feelers for a new job and researching layoff laws.Advertisement
People who lose their positions as a result of downsizing, layoffs, plant shutdowns, and other similar reasons may qualify for payments, depending on a variety of other factors.
Although many industries in the country experienced massive layoffs at the end of 2008 to 2009 there were no mass layoff events occurring since the fourth quarter of 2008.
Between people seeking more flexibility in their schedules and those who are coping with layoffs or pay cuts at their full-time day jobs, there are more aspiring professional writers than ever before.
Try to save money in case there are layoffs and reversals of fortune.
Budget cuts and layoffs have hit several popular daytime stars, including the higher paid members of soap's elite.Advertisement
But there may be little that can be done to prevent similar layoffs and restructuring, since this family member will have a new vision extending beyond the scope of the original.
Layoffs often accompany outsourcing decisions, further adding to the debate.
Can good arise from being a victim of company layoffs?
However, the strategies to deal with layoffs differ from as recently as ten years ago.
Much discussion exists about the psychological impact of layoffs and for good reason.Advertisement
Some displaced workers take layoffs in stride, but, without the right mental attitude, job-searching efforts are disappointing.
Regardless, if you remain in your chosen field or desire a career change, layoffs become a time to re-evaluate your skills, interests and portfolio.
The key to surviving layoffs is not to panic, think through your options and to regain a positive outlook.
In early 2008, of the 74,000 General Motors hourly employees, 19,000 accepted buyouts instead of forced layoffs.
Now, however, layoffs and switching jobs are commonplace, so the need for financial assistance during times of unemployment is often a reality.Advertisement
When a worker becomes unemployed due to cutbacks, layoffs or any other reason that is not the fault of the employee, then that employee could potentially qualify for New York State unemployment benefits.