Reductions In Force

Knowledgeable Counsel Regarding Reductions in Force


Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch provides experienced, comprehensive, and knowledgeable advice and counsel when a reduction-in-force (RIF) is imminent.


We are experienced in understanding:


  • Who has the right to “bump” into other positions within a competitive area?
  • Who has the right to retain grade and retained pay (called “saved pay”) if reassigned to a lower-graded position?
  • Who is entitled to Re-employment priority through the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP)?
  • What are the employees’ retention, reassignment, and relocation rights pursuant to a transfer of function severance pay if separated from federal service?
  • When can discontinued service retirement be offered to employees with sufficient tenure whose positions are eliminated?


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Contact us now for more information on how our skilled attorneys can assist you with your issues regarding a reduction in force by calling (202) 331-9260 or visiting our Contact page.