This is corporate slang for sacking workers, used to avoid actually admitting that this is what you're doing.

Workers beware! They think they can stop us fighting back by using these kinds of words so we don't figure out what they're up to until it's too late.
The company is committed to a long-term project of downsizing and restructuring in response to changes in the world market.
by Andy April 27, 2004

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