I am being laid off from my job after 15 years of employment. they are giving us a severance packge they have also said they are looking to make a position for me but i do not want to take the position in another department can they not pay the severance

i do not want to take another position with company i am being laid off from can they not pay me the severance pay?

1 answer  |  asked Jan 14, 2016 5:13 PM [EST]  |  applies to California

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Marilynn Mika Spencer
Severance packages are not required by law, so they are a benefit offered by an employer under a contract theory. For this reason, an attorney would have to look at the terms of the severance package to know the answer to your question.

posted by Marilynn Mika Spencer  |  Jan 16, 2016 11:02 PM [EST]

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