Date of Award
Master of Public Administration
This study consists of literature research providing background and basic knowledge on layoff-related issues, and analysis of data obtained through a survey of human resources professionals in 30 mid-size Southern California cities. The survey provided information on the layoff experiences of respondents' cities and the current state of affairs pertaining to layoff policies, procedures and perceptions.
Ousley, Timothy Paul, "Municipal layoffs in Southern California: Should seniority outweigh productivity?" (1997). Theses Digitization Project. 1489.