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Severance package

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A severance package is pay and benefits employees receive when they leave employment at a ... Severance pay is not required if the employee was terminated with "just cause." Just cause is ...

Severance Pay Laws: Does It Make Sense to Offer Severance Pay ...

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In a majority of situations, severance pay laws do not require employers to offer ... benefits if they were terminated for reasons other than serious misconduct.

Why Severance? — Evil HR Lady

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Apr 13, 2007 ... Companies pay severance because it's cheaper than being sued for ... Another reason for severance is to compensate for non-compete ...

3 Severance Pay Questions Every Employee Should Ask | On ...

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May 8, 2012 ... Due to the growing number of layoffs that have occurred at companies nationwide over the last few years, severance pay is a hot topic.

Severance Pay: What You Should Know - AARP.org

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Jul 27, 2009 ... What you need to know before accepting a severance pay agreement from your employer.

How To Get The Best Severance Deal - Forbes

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Nov 2, 2011 ... Plus, HP agreed to pay for his legal fees to negotiate the package. ... But they must give you at least 21 days to sign a severance deal if you are ...

What To Do When You Have Been Offered A Severance Package ...

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A severance package is pay and benefits that an employee is offered when they ... According to one recent survey, the number one reason is to avoid a future ...

Why Do Companies Give Severance Packages? | Chron.com

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A severance package usually includes an amount of pay and benefits a ... you to provide severance, some employers choose to do so for various reasons.

Severance Pay - Does my employer have pay it?

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There is generally no requirement that severance or termination pay be given ... such pay or unless there is another specific reason a severance package would ...

"Top 10 Firing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them" - Laura A. Pfeiffer ...

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Many employers often say, “I can terminate an employee for any reason, because ... that he is entitled to severance pay unless there is a termination for “cause.”

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Severance: Why do employers offer severance packages and what ...

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Some employers choose to offer severance pay to employees who are terminated, either involuntarily or voluntarily. The primary reasons for offering a ...

Why an Employer Might Want to Provide Severance Pay

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Normal circumstances that can warrant severance pay include layoffs, job elimination, and mutual agreement to part ways, for whatever reason. Severance pay ...

Should You Offer Severance Pay? | Nolo.com

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Many employers routinely give severance packages to long-term employees who are fired for reasons other than serious misconduct, even if they are not legally ...