1) For colleagues who are summoned into meetings with their supervisors and HR, what papers might they be asked to sign on the spot? Will their severance depend on agreeing? Will any rights be waived?
2) What can employees who are not laid off do to rally around those who are? What show of support will help soothe a horrible situation? What can be done to honor these people before they leave the newsroom? What can be done after they go?
To start, Ed Bark offers thoughts.
Sunday, October 19, 2008
Wanted: Advice for week ahead
There is no easy way to say it. The week ahead will be painful. We would like to hear from people who can provide wisdom on two topics that may help us all as the DMN executes more layoffs:
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