Category: Jobcuts & Layoffs

Spokane’s ex-police Chief Frank Straub resigned, wasn’t fired, judge rules “I see it as a voluntary termination,” Rice said. “I don’t see it as a termination.” Mary Schultz, Straub’s attorney, said Mayor David Condon and his staff attempted to publicly depict the departure as a resignation, but their actions amounted … Read more on The…

Judge dismisses wrongful termination claims brought by former Police Chief Frank Straub Straub used both the terms “resignation” and “termination” in reference to his departure from the city, and that he signed a letter of resignation a few weeks after the news conference announcing the end of Straub’s employment. “I see it as a v…

UAE Labour Law: Detailed job offers, termination terms, a must The UAE’s Ministerial Development Council, presided by Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, discussed the preparation of a global regulatory framework for Islamic finance as part of the UAE … Read more on Emirates247

No Advance Notice is Required to Terminate At-Will Employment in Virginia The court held that “the phrase ‘reasonable notice’ simply means effective notice that the employment relationship has ended.” It noted that if employers were not required to provide effective notice of the termination of employment, an employee … Read more on JD Supra

Zenefits exec on the startup’s latest layoffs and big reorg: some employees ‘feel stuck’ Zenefits, the troubled startup that’s spent the last four months trying to turning itself around under new CEO David Sacks, is drastically reorganizing the company. On Tuesday, Sacks announced a second round of layoffs, the closing of the sales office in…

Board proposes 33 job cuts The Altus Public Schools Board of Education held a meeting in the board conference room at the Administrative Center on Monday. In attendance were Superintendent Roger Hill, members Kelley Duncan, James Patterson, Debora Phillips, Dr. John Thomas, Clerk of … Read more on Altus Times

Sears: Pension Time Bomb? For a lay person who knows nothing about the PBGC he/she should be able to determine from the sections provided that the PBGC can normally bring a voluntary termination, and that the PBGC is still required to follow the rules of the ERISA despite this … Read more on Seeking Alpha