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If my office goes to a "work from home" do they want to get rid of us?

I take admissions phone calls for a for profit school (one of the ones currently getting in trouble with the government) and just yesterday the office manager decided to close the office and have all of us work from home. They swear it's because it's cheaper but it sounds like they just want to phase us out. Is this a pretty common tactic to lay people off without actually laying them off?

Asked By: - 8/10/2010
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It appears from what you say here that they are in serious legal trouble. That means you could be, too, depending on your function, activities, position in the company. Yes, they could well be getting rid of the office to try to thwart investigation, or cut expenses due to the costs involved, or phasing out all the... More
Answered By: ibu guru - 8/10/2010
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It is possible thats what they are trying to do. It's a shame that you may have to suffer looking for a new job just because your Job wants to save money.
Answered By: Shiquita W - 8/10/2010
 
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