Increased state taxes and regulatory burdens, trade tensions, and a potential recession on the horizon all mean that Illinois manufacturers may be faced with the need to implement workforce reorganizations or reductions in 2020. Illinois employers should pay close attention to the myriad legal requirements that must be considered before implementing a reduction in force (“RIF”). For a recent article published by Illinois Manufacturer Association Magazine, Partner Erin McAdams Franzblau, a member of the Litigation and Labor and Employment practice groups, offers insights for employers that are considering implementing reductions in force.
The article, "Employers be “WARN”ed When Implementing Reductions in Force," was published in the First Quarter 2020 issue. To read the full article, click here (pg. 8-9).