What can companies or business owners do to make lay-offs better for employees?‚ Is there ever a "good way" to let people go?
A blog post from the Boston Globe has some ideas for making the layoff process smoother--especially for smaller companies.‚ The advice includes:
The Wall Street Journal posted a short video about Rockford's high unemployment rate and its hope for the future.‚ From the website --"Larry Morrisey, mayor of Rockford, Ill., says his city is dealing with one of the highest unemployment rates in the nation.
UAL--based here in Chicago--announced today it will cut 1000 jobs in 2009. That's on top of the 1500 cuts it announced in 2008. No word yet on if and how many of those cuts might be local.
Do you work for United? What's the mood there? Let us know.