Workforce Adjustments: People First

If your unit is considering workforce adjustments, using the guidance and resources on this page will help ensure employees are treated fairly, and with compassion and care.

If you and your leadership are exploring workforce reductions, please:

  1. Consult your HR Business Partner.
  2. Together, seek the guidance of Employee & Labor Relations.
  3. Review the guides and web pages linked in sidebar and below.

Workforce Reduction Options

Communicating Workforce Changes and Layoffs

Carefully plan your communications and show compassion and patience to affected employees.

Putting People First

Ask yourself the following before reducing your workforce: