Definition of RIF

reduction in force Their jobs were eliminated after the Navy imposed a RIF (reduction in force) at the depot to make it more competitive with other public and private-sector facilities.— Greg Johnson They have used attrition, hiring slowdowns and buyouts to reduce their workforce without resorting to a RIF.— Jeffrey Neal

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27 Jan 2020

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“RIF.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/RIF. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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