Because of severe economic conditions, your company is undergoing major layoffs. You have recently been assigned to the "execution committee." Which must decide who will be laid off and who will be retained. So far the committee's decisions have been made without the benefit of any set policy for determining layoffs. The company is not unionized. The committee's decisions have resulted in the following distribution of layoffs among age groups of employees.... see attachment
Fred should be retrenched because his age is closer to retirement. He is not having any children to support, his home is clear, that is it does not have mortgage and has vested retirement benefits. I addition he is close to retirement age ...