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Reductions in Force

Get an overview of the legal and policy concerns pertaining to reductions in force.

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During difficult financial times, many districts face the hard choice of whether to cut expenses by reducing personnel. For some districts, this means implementing a “reduction in force” (RIF). This memo focuses on how to initiate and implement a RIF, with emphasis on developing a record to withstand administrative or judicial challenge.