Please read the case study (attached) and answer the following questions:
1. What criteria should be used to determine potential layoff candidates? What emphasis, if any, should be given to non-job-related factors such as personal problems or a spouses need to work? Explain your answer.
2. What should be included in a severance package for laid-off employees? How long should the severance package last?
3. Are there any potential legal implications in Martinezs decision?
4. How would you handle the termination interview?