The union said it would be fighting the lay offs
and said that the company had misled it and was violating labour law.
If there is no contractual right for the employer to lay off
the employee without pay, the employer has breached the contract and the employee can make a claim for unlawful deductions from wages.
The company said that it is planning to lay off
about 100 employees this week in its credit-card business.
The lay offs
include a significant number of senior editors.
The lay offs
are expected to take place in March or April and are due to decline in consumer demand which has lead to reduced production.
It is a lay off
situation in order to control costs until such time we have been able to generate more sales.
A week ago, Volvo said it would lay off
450 workers at its truck assembly plant in Macungie, Pa.
In 2003, the government announced plans to lay off
10% of its 3,000 workers as part of the IMF program.
Among them is The Dance Theater of Harlem, which was once forced to close the doors of its school and lay off
its main company, and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, which ran up a $1.
In the event you do have to legitimately lay off
employees, bring those individuals back into the fold as much as possible.
Reduced consumer spending led other companies to cut production, and to lay off
has been forced to lay off
300 of the 800 workers at its Thunder Bay Montreal Street plant, says a spokesperson with the company.