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Layoff Information

To support agencies implementing reductions in force, we are posting layoff FAQs, and providing sample letters for state agency use in administering the layoff process.  
If you have questions regarding unrepresented employee layoff issues or the sample letters, please contact Cindy Forest at (503) 373-7062 or e-mail at Cynthia.L.Forest@oregon.gov.

Contact your assigned Labor Relations Manager if you have additional questions regarding the layoff provisions applicable to represented employees.

To get information on how to calculate service credits, please contact Kim Courtright in Enterprise HR Services at (503) 378-8547 or e-mail at Kim.R.Courtright@oregon.gov

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The SEIU Layoff and management service, unrepresented Layoff FAQ's are being updated.  Please contact the HR Policy group of the Chief HR Office or your designated State Labor Relations Manager if you have questions in the meantime.  We apologize for any inconvenience. 

SEIU Layoff (pdf)

Unrepresented Layoff  (pdf)

Sample Letters

Layoff Letter - Classified Unrepresented (doc)

Layoff Letter - Management Service (doc)
Layoff Letter - Management Service Reorganization with Restoration (doc)

Temporary Employee Termination notification letter (doc)