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Workforce Adjustment 

A situation that occurs when a deputy head decides that the services of one or more indeterminate employees will no longer be required beyond a specified date.

(Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. Workforce Adjustment – Professional Institute of Public Service of Canada. Retrieved from http://www.tbs-sct.gc.ca/pol/doc-eng.aspx?id=13595§ion=text)

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A workforce adjustment may be caused by a lack of work, the discontinuance of a function, a relocation in which the employee does not wish to relocate or an alternative delivery initiative.

     

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