Russian Labour Law - Basics on Staff Reduction 23.03.2015 In times of economic crisis, tough decisions need to be taken to keep a business afloat in the new trading environment. Cutting labour costs is one of the toughest of these decisions, as emotions can run high for both employer and employee. There are also particular complexities under Russian labour laws. Redundancy is a complex area of Russian law. It is therefore important to have independent legal advice to ensure all the pitfalls are avoided and the redundancy program is implemented successfully in the most time and cost effective way possible. More detailed information please find in the attached Labour Law Newsflash.