Arizona Questions and Answers about Severance pay

Delayed Severance
Is a company allowed to specify that they will only pay the severance amount if no other work is obtained prior to a date 4 months later? I was laid off in 12/11 and will be paid 4/30/12 but only if I...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 7, 2012 11:07 AM [EST]  |  applies to Arizona

Who notifies my previous employer that I've secured a new job so that severance payments are stopped
I am receiving severance payments. My agreement is that the payments to me are only until I find other employment. Other than me personally telling my prior employer that I've found a new job, how els...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 18, 2009 10:29 PM [EST]  |  applies to Arizona

Severance pay for some, but not all - Fair or Unfair?
I was recently laid off after nearly 8 years with my former company. I did not receive any severance pay, and I understand that it is not a right to receive it. I am concerned, however, that other emp...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 3, 2009 10:03 AM [EST]  |  applies to Arizona

Threat to rescind a Severance Agreement
I was my position was eliminated and I was given a severance agreement 3/16. My employer the decided they were going to modify it, and took until 3/30 to get me a new agreement, which I signed that da...
1 answer  |  asked Apr 3, 2009 7:36 PM [EST]  |  applies to Arizona

Implicit severance policy changed without notice after 10+ years of no changes at all.
My company recently had a RIF. I was laid off after 9 years. The company has a 10+ year history of paying a severance of 2 weeks plus 2 weeks for each year of service to anyone in my position. They ha...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 16, 2009 9:30 PM [EST]  |  applies to Arizona

Acceptance and Delivery of Severance Package for the State of Arizona
I was terminated from employment on 12-31-2008 due to downsizing. I am due to receive a severance package. Is there a law in Arizona which dicates a specific time frame in which that benefit is requir...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 30, 2009 5:30 PM [EST]  |  applies to Arizona

I work for a large company and I've recently been provided with the option of taking a lesser paid position or severance. On 1/12/09 they made the offer via email, not a formal agreement. I followed u...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 23, 2009 8:09 PM [EST]  |  applies to Arizona

Restrict Future Employment w/new Employer
Recently received a severance agreement (which I have not yet signed). Most of it is pretty straight forward. A single portion of the document concerns me. It states that I will forgo any future sever...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 1, 2008 2:30 PM [EST]  |  applies to Arizona

Renegotiate Severance?
After 8 years, I was RIF'ed by my employer in Arizona which is a U.S. wide corporation based in Michigan. As a G.M. with extensive knowledge of the company´┐Żs risks, liabilities and legal practices, ...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 18, 2007 5:54 PM [EST]  |  applies to Arizona

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