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RIF

Abbreviation for resistance-inducing factor.
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After the employer articulates its reasons for the RIF and termination decision, the third step of the McDonnell Douglas indirect method of proof is for the plaintiff to prove that the employer's articulated reason for the layoff decision is a pretext for discrimination, that is, the reason is phony and the real reason is unlawful discrimination.
A plaintiff cannot rely on her own subjective belief that she is better qualified than individuals retained in the RIF. Courts generally refrain from substituting their own judgment for the employer's judgment in reviewing layoff decisions in a RIF.
"If you're not an Association member, RIF hearing representation isn't cheap; you'll pay $200 per hour for an attorney in Nebraska," notes NSEA Director of Member Rights Trish Guinan.
"Often they don't know these kinds of numbers until the Association represents members at a RIF hearing!"
One good method is to have the managers of relevant areas apply the selection criteria and then submit their rankings or recommendations to a RIF selection committee for review.
Explicitly caution managers not to let favoritism or personal animosity influence the selection process and thoroughly coach them in how to communicate information about the RIF to employees.
As negative control, BSA solution at a concentration of 1000 mg/L was injected and had only a negligible effect, indicating the specificity of the RIfS detection of immunoreaction.
However, the present RIfS is by no means optimized.
As to the third issue, the court said the RIF setting brought into view what it termed "the retrospective application" of the principle that a personnel action based on a disability-related cause is not itself an action because of a disability.
In a RIF, an employer has to make some painful choices among qualified workers, the court wrote.
The significance ( P value) of the normalized value for raw data from each sample of the RIF and control group was calculated by an unpaired t -test and then corrected by the Benjamini-Hochberg method.
Supervised hierarchical clustering with average linkage clustering analysis was further carried out on these differentially expressed miRNAs using Cluster version 3.0 software and Java Treeview (Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA) to visually assess the differentially expressed miRNA profiles of the RIF and control groups.