Reductions-in-Force: Strategies for Minimizing Risk


LyondellBasell Tower

1221 McKinney Street

Suite 2900

Houston, TX 77010

Date & Time

Start Date: 05/06/2015
Start Time: 8:30am
End Time: 11:00am


The headlines have already started. Falling oil prices are leading to belt tightening and downsizing around the country. Whether you are in the oil and gas industry, or not, it is important to be prepared for a downturn in the economy that might require adjustments to your workforce. Join us for a breakfast briefing and luncheon discussion on minimizing the legal risks involved in workforce reductions.

Discussion topics will include:

  • WARN Act requirements;
  • compliance with the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA);
  • disparate treatment concerns;
  • adverse impact claims arising out of RIFs;
  • the use of statistics when contemplating a RIF;
  • and final pay and release issues.


Moderated by: A. Martin Wickliff, Jr.




David L. Barron


(713) 750-3132

A. Martin Wickliff, Jr.


(713) 750-3110

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