Getting the ax

Fenyvesi, Charles
January 1994
U.S. News & World Report;1/24/94, Vol. 116 Issue 3, p25
States that at least seven cabinet-level agencies are on the brink of planning thousands of rifs--reductions in force, or layoffs--because of budget caps. White House sources say that many of the rifs can be avoided only if Congress passes a law allowing buyouts--extra payments to encourage senior employees to retire early. Senate refusal to pass buyout authorization.


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